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Low earners don't vote much either, so the young/poor vote least of all. The IPPR shows how, since 2010, average voters lost 12% in service cuts, but those who didn't vote lost 20%, or £2,135 a year. So, Russell Brand, young people are badly treated if they don't vote. [Polly Toynbee, Guardian, 21.3.14 - lots of facts and figures on how decisions by both major major parties in recent years have hit young people]Opinion has been very much divided on this; Suzanne Moore defends him while describing his essay as 'teenage'; Nick Clegg attacked Paxman; Brand himself wrote for The Guardian following the infamous interview; letter writers argued its easy to criticise, but where is his alternative plan?; you can find many more here (The Guardian's Brand microsite; there have been articles about him in every paper), and here you can find articles written by him.