That’s not apathy, that’s intentional exclusion
A great, 7-minute Ted Talk by Dave Meslin on the antidote to apathy:
Local politics — schools, zoning, council elections — hit us where we live. So why don’t more of us actually get involved? Is it apathy? Dave Meslin says no. He identifies 7 barriers that keep us from taking part in our communities, even when we truly care.