Can Now Really Be The Best Time To Be Alive?

By George Lakey and Yotam Marom, Waging Nonviolence. (Read Original at popularresistance.org) A dialogue across generations A worried young organizer confronts a movement elder who believes that now — in the midst of deep crisis — is our best chance to make big progressive change. Editor’s note: The following exchange is between 33-year- old organizer …

Jacob George

Jacob David George (1982 – September 17, 2014) In May 2012, at the NATO Summit in Chicago, I marched with Veterans for Peace holding a rope perimeter around more than 40 veterans of the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, including Jacob George, who hurled their military medals toward the NATO summit gates in an …