We are living in age where we neglect public duties in favour of private delights. It comes commensurate with the great shift of our generation from citizen to consumer. We continue to talk about citizen engagement as though it solely takes place between the citizen and their political representatives. Yet ultimately it is how we talk among ourselves as citizens – how we converse, debate, and share things together. It’s a lost art and until we rediscover its energy, politics will remain ineffective for us. Just click the audio button below to listen to the five-minute podcast.