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The New “Greatest Generation” Is Marching Today

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Written by JoAnn Chateau

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.

Watch live: March for Our Lives | Washington Post


* 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…

READ MORE: The Greatest Generation | Wikipedia


A Great New Generation

 

About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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