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.
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.
If the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were alive today, he would have been on Glenn Beck's blackboard. That is because King was clearly a Social Justice Christian -- the term and people that Beck constantly derides.