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America, Wake Up!

In the last section of the final chapter of his June 1967 book, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, Martin Luther King, Jr., focuses on the evils of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. Analyzing and assessing the … Continue reading

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POVERTY AT HOME & ABROAD

In 1958, John Kenneth Galbraith detailed income inequality and an imbalanced economic system in his book, The Affluent Society.  People who did not actually read the text considered it a homage to what makes America great.  Contrariwise, Galbraith demonstrates that … Continue reading

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EDELMAN’S SO RICH, SO POOR, IN REVIEW

I was happy to see that Peter Edelman decided to grapple with the problem of poverty based upon his work with Sen. Robert Kennedy in the mid-to-late 1960s.  I have tremendously admired the valiant oeuvre of his spouse, Marian Wright … Continue reading

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SPEND LESS!

One of my dearest mentors lamented the increase in advertising over the course of the twentieth century.  From the sale of tobacco to ideological announcements of political action committees, the resignation we have towards the ubiquity of commercials became something … Continue reading

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