Alex Myers wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Alex’s essays have been published in The Guardian, Newsweek, and Salon, among other places. He also writes fiction, and his debut novel, Revolutionary, was published in 2014. Alex speaks nationally on gender inclusivity at schools. Find more at alexmyerswriting.com. Follow him on Twitter @MyersWriting.
Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.