But the message sent by striking on “your free time” is always weaker than that sent while striking on other’s time. According to the interview, the overwhelming definition of protest in general is one devoid of time, place, or logistics. Sorry, George, I’m trying to understand this statement. Protesting on your own time carries no weight? I certainly support teachers, but I’ve never heard a teacher say this to me. And how is protest devoid of “time, place and logistics” the best kind of protest? I must be missing something.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.