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More Indications RFK Jr’s Anti Vaccine Claims Have Little Basis

Russ Baker Going Deep with Russ Baker
At a time when disinformation and narrow-mindedness are at an all-time high, the last thing we need is a purported “reform” candidate who contributes to the mess. The danger of Donald Trump or the GOP's hold on Congress is just too great.


Paul Tillich's Socialist Decision

Matt McManus Bias Magazine
This too-little-knows treatise by Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite teacher was written in Germany, notes reviewer McManus, as the Nazis were transitioning "from a threatening political movement to a lethal political dictatorship."

Tidbits - Oct. 31, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment; GOP Stunt; Witches; Medicare for All; Chile; Trade Unions; #MeToo, NBC; Help Houston Firefighters; New Social Contract for Workers; Announcements: Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles...

Reader Comments: Impeachment; GOP Stunt; Witches; Medicare for All; Chile; Trade Unions; #MeToo, NBC; Houston Firefighters Need Your Help; New Social Contract for Workers National Tour; Announcements: Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles..

What Would Martin Luther King Do?

Ron Young Truthdig
Had he lived, there is little doubt that King would have opposed the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, not only based on his principled commitment to nonviolence and against war, but because, like the Vietnam War, these wars have robbed our nation of essential human and economic resources, ...

MLK’s Radical Vision Got Distorted: Here’s His Real Legacy on Militarism & Inequality

Geoff Gilbert Salon
In the address, Dr. King implored the necessity for the nation to undergo a “radical revolution of values,” explaining, “We must rapidly begin the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society. When machines and computers, profit motives, and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”

Tidbits - May 1, 2014 - Happy May Day

Portside salutes May Day - rallies around the world; The Internationale in 40+ languages; May Day and labor history tools; Reader Comments -Cecily McMillian Trial Update -= Trial ends tomorrow; Net Neutrality; Chris Hani's political legacy; Ukraine; Israel and Palestine; Paul Robeson, Jr.; UPDATE - Northeastern University has backed down on the suspension of Students for Justice in Palestine; A Seeger Fest to Honor Pete and Toshi, and It's Free - July 17 - 21

Thoughts on a Bernie Sanders Run

Bill Fletcher, Jr. The Progressive
... if the candidate has a real mass base, is building a broad progressive front around a clear, transformational program, and sees the candidacy as one step in a multitiered process, then it might be worth going for it.

Celebrating MLK Day: Dream Defenders, Moral Mondays, and the Fight for 15

Clarence Lang Labor and Working Class HIstory Association
Thankfully, there is ample evidence of activists around the nation celebrating King’s legacy in ways that expose ongoing racial and economic inequalities. The Dream Defenders, the Moral Monday protests,and the Fight For 15 all exemplifiy King’s legacy.
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