Happy Martin Luther King Day to all my readers in the United States, and everywhere the legacy of nonviolent social movements is alive today.
Tripp Braden writes:
MLK, Pro-Choice Democratic Socialist
Dr. King was much more than an effective communicator. He was even more than a civil rights leader.
1. He pushed for a government-guaranteed right to a job.
2. He was a critic of capitalism and materialism.
3. He denounced the Vietnam War.
4. He championed Planned Parenthood and reproductive rights.
4 Ways Martin Luther King Was More Radical Than You Thought
The best way to celebrate King’s birthday is to rededicate ourselves to the struggle for a beloved community, a great society, and a better world.