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Would Dr. King take a knee? 6 ways his radical spirit...

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

Unsung Resistance, from Brooklyn to Nabi Saleh

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign born again

Now, 50 years later, a coalition has formed anew to organize poor people in the U.S. into what King called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty and forge meaningful change.

Threshold met – senators force vote on net neutrality

While this is a "major milestone" achieved, it's the first step in the fight to save net neutrality.

Washington activists launch ‘Climate Countdown’ to push lawmakers for urgent action

“We, as a society and as a whole, have to respond to the climate crisis.”

More seeds for transformation planted this week

The U.S.’ acts against people and the planet make the era of transformation more likely.

Erica Garner: Rest in peace … and justice

Erica, who died after suffering a massive heart attack, worked tirelessly for justice for her father, Eric Garner.

Mexico’s Standing Rock? Sempra, TransCanada face indigenous pipeline resistance south of...

Mexico is now facing its own Standing Rock-like moment as the Yaqui Tribe challenges Sempra Energy's Agua Prieta pipeline between Arizona and the Mexican state of Senora.

Ensuring justice in the era of transformation

World events ensure major transformations are on the Horizon. The movement must ensure that economic, racial and environmental Justice and Peace are realized in the "transformational" era.

Iceland becomes first country to fix this gender inequality problem

Iceland is now the only country in the world that has legalized equal pay between the sexes.

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Florida Inmates start month-long ‘laydown’ to protest ‘modern day slavery’

Inmates inside Florida's prisons are fighting back against "modern day slavery."

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North Korea has nukes

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the homeless

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

The US has treated poor countries like ‘shitholes’ for decades

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.

No foreign bases: Challenging the footprint of US empire

The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of U.S. empire and the destruction it causes around the world.

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