Not Caring about Politics goes beyond Privilege

“If you don’t talk about political issues, it’s because you’re privileged!”

I’ve seen this sentence splashed on social media for some years now, especially whenever some catastrophic events hit the news agenda. For the most part, this declaration — which has now become a full slogan — is replicated by good intended people who are simply expressing their frustration at someone else’s lack of interest in a thought-provoking issue. And it makes sense: in an era where everyone is constantly being bombarded with information about everybody at all times…