Martin Luther King Jr.

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penned in like livestock…

By |2018-10-23T17:19:56+00:00April 27th, 2017|Capitalism, Climate Justice, Corporations, Global Warming|

“The corporations that profit from permanent war need us to be afraid. Fear stops us from objecting to government spending on a bloated military. Fear means we will not ask unpleasant questions of those in power. Fear permits the government to operate in secret. Fear means we are willing to give up our rights and [...]

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this is not just

By |2017-07-17T01:28:31+00:00June 28th, 2015|Governments, Human Rights, Humanity, Political, Reality, Society, War|

“A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth. With righteous indignation, it will look at thousands of working people displaced from their jobs with reduced incomes as a result of automation while the profits of the employers remain intact, and say: “This is not just.”  It [...]

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whether they be white or whether they be black

By |2018-02-21T16:24:50+00:00June 24th, 2015|Human Rights, Maturity, Moral High-Ground|

“We can move in that direction as a country, in greater polarization - black people amongst blacks, and white amongst whites, filled with hatred toward one another. Or we can make an effort, as Martin Luther King did, to understand and to comprehend, and replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed that has spread across [...]

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social service vs. social justice (mlk jr.)

By |2017-07-21T12:35:12+00:00April 10th, 2010|Culture, Humanity, Society|

"The difference between social service and social justice" is that social service "works to alleviate hardship" while social justice "aims to eradicate the root causes of that hardship." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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mlk 4.4.68

By |2017-07-17T00:37:34+00:00April 2nd, 2010|Culture, Human Rights, Humanity, Philosophy, Reality, Society|

We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent co-annihilation. We must move past indecision to action. We must find new ways to speak for peace in Vietnam and justice throughout the developing world, a world that borders on our doors. If we do not act, we shall surely be dragged down the long, [...]

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the curse of poverty…

By |2018-09-25T13:52:21+00:00March 23rd, 2010|Authority, Culture, Human Rights, Humanity, Militarism, Security, Society, War|

“The curse of poverty has no justification in our age. The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct, and immediate abolition of poverty.” - Martin Luther King Please read this article if you have the time. War, Racism and the Empire of Poverty - When Empire Hits Home, Part 1 [...]

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respect the dignity…

By |2018-02-21T15:17:54+00:00February 10th, 2010|Humanity, Maturity|

I look forward confidently to the day when all who work for a living will be one with no thought to their separateness as Negroes, Jews, Italians or any other distinctions. This will be the day when we bring into full realization the American dream -- a dream yet unfulfilled. A dream of equality of [...]

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