Politicians will not make our decisions for us

Our power to influence the new year go far beyond applause and booing.

Bratislava For Decent Slovakia protest March 16, 2018. Bratislava For Decent Slovakia protest March 16, 2018. (Source: Braňo Lengyel & Nina Nováková)

It will be a daily job. Hard work on fundamental issues that move society as well as the small details of our individual lives. We are not mere spectators.

Our power to influence the new year goes far beyond applause and booing.

Will we yell at each other or will we talk? Will we give our time to real people or our army of Facebook friends, who might know what jokes make us laugh, where we shop and what media we trust, but their love and interest only reach the extent of the number of likes we give them?

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