Martin Luther King was a man of many interests. He understood the interlocking and interrelated nature of the struggles against injustice. While most know him from the struggle for civil rights and equality, many do not know or forget his staunch opposition to wars of imperialist aggression, in particular, to wars against the third world and people of color, fought by disproportionate numbers of the poor and people of color in the United States.
Indeed, who among our political circles today would give this speech? Obama? Hillary? Richardson? Biden? Unlikely. Where is the oppositional leadership today? Selling out to new corporate lobbyists
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