#Election2020: As a Syrian American, don't tell me not to be 'political'

Don’t be “political”, I hear. I see the groans of disapproval as people share posts, articles or Instagram stories about the US election. But why the stigma and negativity? Why has extreme divisiveness and an aversion to “bad news” overcome people speaking up about politics and policies?As a proud Syrian American, I’m so grateful to exercise the right to vote, and eager to mobilise others and show empathy for people we don’t know. What an honour and immense privilege to have an impact, individually and collectively. Our voices and votes truly matter.There are roughly 330 million people in the …

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