Saul D. Alinsky: "Do one of three..."

"Do one of three things. One, go find a wailing wall and feel sorry for yourselves. Two, go psycho and start bombing—but this will only swing people to the right. Three, learn a lesson. Go home, organize, build power and at the next convention, you be the delegates."

—Saul D. Alinsky, advice to an activist after gassing and violence by the Chicago Police and National Guard during 1968 Democratic Convention. From Rules for Radicals (p xxiii).

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