Tuesday, January 6, 2015

One MORE Great Thing : Boomers' March for the Climate

"I ain't gonna march no more" should never become the boomers' song- no matter how old and retiring we feel.

Because whenever we marched we eventually got some halfway hopeful results: marching for racial civil rights, against the Vietnam war, to ban the bomb, for women and gay rights, for the environment.

We were the generation destined to do Great Things and by and large we succeeded.

But no time to rest on our laurels.

We must once again take to the streets as Boomers - even as wheelchair-bound Boomers with gray hair beneath our tie-dye caps - even through the streets of Washington DC , to fight for the climate.

We indeed didn't start the climate change fire but we must try to fight it.

To do one more Great Thing, before we go ....

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