- Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:02 pm
Are we seeing real traction now in a new era of quiet, defiant protest which is being lead by anyone other that white, middle-aged, angry men?
In no particular order; Women against Trump, #metoo, climate change kids, the whole momentum behind Jacinda Ardern - they are getting results, and their social media usage is outwitting anything that the traditional networks or publishers can hope to control.
"Getting results", we (I) need to a little cautious with that bold claim. But, I think that I know what I mean. Without unnecessary discussion or stalling debate, these wake-up calls are reverberating around the planet within moments and are shifting the tectonic plates.
Culturally, we have seen it before with punk and hip-hop. Politically, this is something else.
Jack believed in the inherent goodness of humanity, and felt a deep social responsibility to protect that. Through us all, Jack marches on.