Facebook and Twitter, the modern day equivalent of the soap box.
Brexit and Trump the modern day equivalent of the Miner's Strike or the Poll Tax. I was around for the first two and was vocal in both cases. But at that time I was a student.
Nowadays I'm in business, with clients and partners who may, or may not agree with my point of view. In fact one partner has warned me that he doesn't want to be associated with the views I've put on social media.
It came home, this speaker will keep his mouth (not quite shut) and my fingers hovering over the keys