We have a new “Greatest Generation.”* They are marching today. The students’ hot center of nonviolent protest against gun violence is in the United States, and the world is marching with them.
This generation’s power lies in its unity, focus, and moral righteousness. Today, they are demanding effective gun control legislation. Tomorrow, they will work on another problem that desperately needs to be tackled.
It is my sense that this new “Greatest Generation” is actually launching a prolonged battle to restore democracy, and sanity, to our nation and the world. If so, they are off to a good start.
Check out photographs from The Atlantic magazine. They are have captured scenes from “March for Our Lives” demonstrations in Washington D.C., Tel Aviv, Sydney, London and other cities throughout the U.S. and around the world.
— Michael F Ozaki MD (@brontyman) March 24, 2018
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* For the sake of reference:
The Greatest Generation is a book by journalist Tom Brokaw which profiles those who grew up in the United States during the deprivation of the Great Depression, and then went on to fight in World War II, as well as those whose productivity within the war’s home front made a decisive material contribution to the war effort. The book popularized the term “Greatest Generation,” which has now become a synonym for the G.I. Generation in the United States…
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