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Billy Wharton : Our National ‘Promissory Note’

National Debt Clock in midtown Manhattan, July 13, 2011. Photo by Brendan McDermid / Reuters.The national debt:A tribute to militarism and the rich By Billy Wharton / The Rag Blog / July 25, 2011 During his much heralded 1963 “I … finish reading Billy Wharton : Our National ‘Promissory Note’

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Harry Targ : Words Still Matter

Dwight D. Eisenhower. Photo by George Skadding / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images.Words still matter:Speeches that speak to our times By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / January 3, 2011 This conjunction of an immense military establishment … finish reading Harry Targ : Words Still Matter

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Terry Townsend : John Coltrane and the Jazz Revolution

Trane photo used on jacket of The John Coltrane Quartet: Visit to Scandanavia. Image from Seattle Blogs.‘A force which is truly for good’:John Coltrane and the jazz revolution By Terry Townsend / October 7, 2010 “You can play a shoestring … finish reading Terry Townsend : John Coltrane and the Jazz Revolution

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Life During Wartime : ‘Danse Macabre’

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David McReynolds : Glenn Beck’s Faux Dream

The great March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963. Photo by Warren K. Leffler / U.S. News & World Report / Wikimedia Commons.Remembering August 28th:Martin Luther King had a real dream By David McReynolds / The Rag … finish reading David McReynolds : Glenn Beck’s Faux Dream

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Harvey Wasserman : Honor Dr. King and Bring the Troops Home Now

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with President Lyndon Johnson in the White House, March 1966. Photo by Yoichi Okamoto / Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.Honor Dr. Martin Luther King: Bring the troops home NOW! By Harvey Wasserman / The … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Honor Dr. King and Bring the Troops Home Now

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Life During Wartime : Spending on Defense

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A King’s Easter : Reflecting on Jesus and Eggs

A King’s Easter:Pausing to reflect on Jesus and eggs By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / April 3, 2010 This year — for the second time — the sad anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. falls … finish reading A King’s Easter : Reflecting on Jesus and Eggs

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Martin Luther King in the Age of Obama : Why We Can’t Wait

Martin Luther King, Jr., June 8, 1964. Photo by Walter Albertin / World Telegraph and Sun / Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons. Elections do not deliver social change:Reading Dr. King in the Age of Obama By Billy Wharton / … finish reading Martin Luther King in the Age of Obama : Why We Can’t Wait

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Religious Leaders Reflect on King’s Vision, Obama’s Promise

Martin Luther King: Can Obama fulfill his mission? Our Monday gathering was surcharged with the sense that change had already begun in America, and that beginning at noon Tuesday, we could work toward making King’s vision a reality. By Rabbi … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Religious Leaders Reflect on King’s Vision, Obama’s Promise

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