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Martin Luther King Poverty

Honor Dr. King's Revolutionary Vision -- by Fighting for It

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We need Dr. King's revolutionary vision today: to reform the bank system, to address joblessness and wage inequality, to treat one another -- and ourselves -- as human beings with an inherent worth that can't be measured in a bank account.

Long Live the King! (Remembering America's Only King)

David Alexander Bullock | Posted 04.01.2013 | Black Voices
David Alexander Bullock

In the wake of traumatizing acts of gun violence, Dr. King's own death reminds us of the horrible reality of violence and the need for more than a change in gun policy, but a sustained movement for peace in America and beyond.

Marching Orders From Martin

Harry Boyte | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Harry Boyte

Martin Luther King is rightly remembered this anniversary year of his speech as a dreamer. But to see King only as a dreamer is to miss his greatness.

Edwards Poverty Campaign Met With Media Blackout

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

The Edwards endorsement of Obama made all the news. The Edwards plan to battle soaring levels of poverty in this country, Half in Ten, has made almost no news at all.