Tag Archives: MLK

What Activists Today Can Learn From MLK’s Bold Anti-War Stance, by Naomi LaChance

“The speech he delivered in New York, on April 4, 1967, was a speech for all humanity—for the world community. “

Beyond NATO: Time to Break the Silence, End NATO’s Militarism

Hundreds of thousands have died in U.S./NATO wars in Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Yugoslavia. Millions of refugees are now risking their lives trying to escape the carnage that these wars have brought to their homelands, while workers in the 29 NATO member-countries are told they must abandon hard-won social programs in order to meet U.S. demands for even more military spending.”

Greg Palast | How JFK Saved MLK’s Life and So Won the Presidency

“No Comment” Nixon
versus A Candidate with a Heart, Senator Kennedy

▶ Nina Simone: Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)

Published on Feb 21, 2013 “Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)” by Nina Simone Recording session: Live in Stockholm, 1968 Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find […]

MLK: The King Philosophy

TheKingCenter.org A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”      —Martin Luther King, Jr. Triple Evils Six Principles Of Nonviolence Six Steps of Nonviolent Social Change The Beloved Community TRIPLE EVILS  The Triple Evils of POVERTY, RACISM and MILITARISM […]

Evergreene Digest: Continuing MLK’s Work on the 46th Anniversary of His Assassination

The best way to honor his memory is to continue the struggle for human dignity, workers’ rights, living wages, and social justice. Part 1: Why He Was In Memphis Part 2: Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence ~ Rev. Martin Luther King  Photo added by Rise Up Times Part 1: Why He Was In […]

Greg Palast> Ku Klux Kourt kills King’s Dream Law

Ku Klux Kourt kills King’s Dream Law Replaces Voting Rights Act with Katherine Harris Acts by Greg Palast for Truthout  Tuesday, 25. June 2013  They might as well have burned a cross on Dr. King’s grave. The Jim Crow majority on the Supreme Court just took away the vote of millions of Hispanic and African–American voters by wiping […]

Jay Janson> Protest to Your Own War Criminals? Call for Their Arrest Prosecution Punishment!

Protest to Your Own War Criminals? Call for Their Arrest Prosecution Punishment! by jay janson  October 5, 2012 Those intending to stop fellow Americans from continuing to mass murder in defenseless nations must no longer be silent about fellow peace advocates protesting ad infinitum to divert the rest of us from calling for the immediate […]

Rebecca Solnit> Mad, Passionate Love and Violence: Occupy Heads Into the Spring

Mad, Passionate Love and Violence: Occupy Heads Into the Spring By Rebecca Solnit  Feb 22, 2012   TomDispatch via Truthdig When you fall in love, it’s all about what you have in common, and you can hardly imagine that there are differences, let alone that you will quarrel over them, or weep about them, or be torn apart by […]

Video> “Martin Luther King Would Have Occupied Wall Street”

“Martin Luther King Would Have Occupied Wall Street” Uploaded by UpTakeVideo on Jan 17, 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King ? if he were alive today ? would have embraced the Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Homes movement and spoken out against the current exploitative economic system, members of Occupy the Hood articulated during a spirited MLK Day march […]

David Swanson> Peace activists occupy nuclear sub base entrance to honor MLK

Peace activists occupy nuclear sub base entrance to honor MLK By davidswanson – Posted on 16 January 2012 War is a Crime On January 14, 2012 activists from a local peace group blocked entry to the main gate at the Navy’s West coast Trident nuclear submarine base for nearly a half hour in an act of civil resistance […]

WHY IS IT EASIER TO POINT A FINGER AT A TEACHER THAN A BILLIONAIRE? by WAMM Member Polly Kellogg

Polly says this is a draft, and she would like some feedback.  Email her at pkellogg@stcloudstate.edu WHY IS IT EASIER TO POINT A FINGER AT A TEACHER THAN A BILLIONAIRE? Teachers do the most important job in our society. Let’s get real. Who among us could teach 5 classes of 25 youngsters 5 days a […]