rabble.ca series - Jack Layton

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My friends, love is better than anger.
Hope is better than fear.
Optimism is better than despair.
So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic.
And we’ll change the world.

Jack Layton, August 20, 2011

Jack Layton passed away on August 22, 2011. 

Dedicated to tributes, thoughts, anecdotes and discussion drawn from across rabble.ca

Nov 8 2011 | by rabble staff | In 2012, James Lorimer and Company will publish Remembering Jack, a book of stories about Jack Layton written by his friends, family, colleagues, and acquaintances.
Oct 28 2011 | by Raffi Cavoukian | Inspired by Jack Layton's letter to Canadians, Raffi, West Coast singer and song-writer, turned it into a song.
Photo: Marusya Bociurkiw
Oct 28 2011 | by Kaitlin McNabb | Every Friday we will post a quick snapshot of the week's action, featuring blog posts that inspired, intrigued and informed over the past week, just in case you missed them!
Hope is Better than Fear
Oct 13 2011 | by Jane Doe | In this excerpt from the newly published eBook, Hope Is Better Than Fear, Jane Doe reflects on Jack Layton's work to further feminist goals.
Photo: Shrieking Tree/Flickr
Sep 27 2011 | by Meagan Perry | Let us tell you about rabble.ca's activist toolkit.
Sep 8 2011 | by Humberto DaSilva | This week, Not Rex's Humberto DaSilva remembers the late Jack Layton: his impact on the NDP, politics in Canada and the average Canadian.
Sep 7 2011 | by Murray Dobbin | Murray Dobbin ponders the constellation of potential candidates who could offer Jack Layton's vision of the NDP, and the country.
Sep 5 2011 | by Ted Sprague | Canadians from coast to coast have not stopped at sending condolences to Jack's family. They have been making promises to continue his legacy as they envision it, a legacy of hope and optimism.
Sep 2 2011 | by Frances Russell | Was the flow of emotions at Jack Layton's death fleeting? Something more profound? If the former, political normalcy will return soon. If the latter, the state funeral could be Harper's Big Mistake.
Sep 2 2011 | by LeadNow | A Turning Point for Canada? Inspired by Layton's letter, almost 1,000 Canadians sign up with Leadnow.ca to host 55+ gatherings to organize for change.