Jacob Swenson-Lengyel is an organizer, strategist and writer based in Chicago. He is the Deputy Communications Director at People’s Action. He studied philosophy at the University of Chicago, where he focused on the unity of ethics and politics in Aristotle. He now does political work full-time. His writing has appeared in The Point Magazine, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Hill, In These Times, Alternet, BillMoyers.com, Common Dreams, and elsewhere. Jacob originally hails from the pacific northwest.