'We can’t let fear consume us': why Parkland activists won't give up

It’s true that the Parkland activists started with advantages most youth activists have not given: name recognition, media attention, “the moral high ground” of being survivors, the immediate financial support of powerful backers like Oprah and George Clooney, who were among the celebrities who pleged $500,000 to support the nascent movement. But “none of those things guarantee success, in any way, shape or form”, Morale Rocketto said.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte