Views for 2013-01-21

Monday, January 21, 2013
Kevin Martin
What Would King Say of the Obama Era?
The coincidence that the presidential inauguration should fall on Martin Luther King Day provides much food for thought. Certainly, Barack Obama’s decision to use King’s Bible for his swearing-in...
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Vandana Shiva
Our Violent Economy is Hurting Women
Violence against women is as old as patriarchy.
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Kara Dansky
Obama Must Tackle Criminal Justice Reform in His Second Term
President Obama is the first sitting president in recent history to speak out against criminal justice policies that hurt inner city and rural communities. This is a big deal .
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Glenn Greenwald
MLK's Vehement Condemnations of US Militarism are More Relevant Than Ever
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Laura Flanders
At Obama's Second Inauguration, How Emancipated Are We Really?
Emancipation? Sounds Great.
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Peter Dreier
Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a Saint
Today Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is viewed as something of an American saint. His birthday is a national holiday. His name adorns schools and street signs.
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Chris Hedges
A Time for ‘Sublime Madness’
The planet we have assaulted will convulse with fury. The senseless greed of limitless capitalist expansion will implode the global economy. The decimation of civil liberties, carried out in the name...
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Bill Quigley
MLK Injustice Index 2013: Racism, Materialism and Militarism in the US
“We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values…when machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism,...
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Paul Buchheit
The Extremist Cult of Capitalism
A 'cult,' according to Merriam-Webster, can be defined as "Great devotion to a person, idea, object, movement, or work..(and)..a usually small group of people characterized by such devotion."
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