Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

Putin changed the subject

But confronting Martin Luther King’s "giant triplets" is more urgent than ever.

MLK Day special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own...

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

Martin Luther King, Jr., internationalist

His outlook went well beyond our borders.

Why Kingian democratic socialism is the best path forward for the...

On the anniversary of his assassination, Martin Luther King’s full radical vision is still the best guide for how to lead America to the promised land.

‘The greatest purveyor of violence in the world’

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."

MLK opposed ‘poverty, racism & militarism’ in speech one year before...

“Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism and militarism.”

Why Martin Luther King Day should matter

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s true legacy remembered.

MLK Day special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own...

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

Martin Luther King’s giant triplets

It remains an open question, however, when their silent acceptance of militarism, materialism, and the abuse of Planet Earth will end.

SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own words

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

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A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.