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Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

“The madness of militarism,” the 2023 Ellsberg lecture by Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon reflects on 'the madness of militarism' in the Ellsberg Lecture

Martin Luther King’s multiple lanes to multiracial democracy

King understood that no single approach would be sufficient to combat the interconnected evils of racism, economic exploitation and militarism.

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.

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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

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