Rita Jacobs

Rita Jacobs is a retired lawyer, former IRS employee, an anti-war activist and monetary reform activist. Rita is a co-founder and present co-chair of the United States Green Party’s Banking and Monetary Reform Committee, and also a member and former co-chair of its Peace Action Committee. She can be reached at BMRC@gp.org.
A recent video portrays real-life clashes between demonstrators and counter-demonstrators at events in California. As demonstrators yelled, damaged and stole signs and banners, and chased one another, it all seemed somewhat absurd. But it also showed the sincerity of people, willing to stand outside in the extremely hot weather in...