Survey: Who is Responsible for Change?

The farm bill. The energy bill. People in Washington are making laws that will profoundly affect the future of our cities, our health and our climate, and yet we see so little interest in them. One codger I know says of people today: "few of them grew up in the generation we did where empowerment to change governance was a common ideal." But whose responsibility is it to affect change, to make things happen?