Today, it is easier than ever for activists to command attention for a moment but harder to form the lasting relationships and organizations that are also needed to make lasting change.
Polarized times tempt danger, such as the very real authoritarian surge happening around the world right now. But necessary changes often take place during periods of tumult, not tranquility.
Maybe we just like victimizing each other and never addressing basic problems. But our young citizens have had enough of this political show and are making a spectacle of their own.