All social change is speculative fiction because we’ve never seen a world without poverty, never seen a world with total equality, never seen a world without prisons; therefore activism IS speculative fiction, it’s visionary fiction because we are writing a world we’ve never seen but a world we’d like to live in.
It’s hard and unapologetic but it’s hopeful because it can cause us to move; it wakes up and shows us that change is possible.
There’s no doubt, the inequality within the country has created a situation where many Americans are being left behind. The question for all of us is, should we accept that, or should we try and do something about it?
Starbucks CEO Howard D. Schultz