I have never been big on chanting, which means I have spent lots of time at anti-war protests shuffling uncomfortably, mouthing words that others are shouting out.
“What do we want?” JUSTICE! (and a quick end to the chanting, please). “When do we want it?” NOW! (or as soon as possible, please).
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Robert Jensen, a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas, is the author of ‘Arguing for Our Lives: A User’s Guide to Constructive Dialogue,’ scheduled for publication next month. He can be reached at email@example.com.