Tag Archives: Mozambique

Beyond MLK worship: Beyond Vietnam

“A time comes when silence is betrayal. That time has come for us in relation to Vietnam.” — Martin Luther King Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break the Silence Full text of 1967 speech below. Riverside Church, New York City, 4 … Continue reading

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September calendar

7- Labor Day HEALTH CARE RALLY, Printers Home, 110 S. Union 12- Day of Solidarity with the People of Zimbabwe 16- Save the News, Colorado History Museum, Denver, 6:30pm 18- Jim Hightower “No Agitation, No Change” IBEW Hall, 6pm, $35 … Continue reading

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Defend Denver with a Kalashnikov

DENVER- I wasn’t sure what this R68 t-shirt meant in advance of the 2008 Denver DNC. Protest organizers were anticipating riot police and a super- weaponized National Guard deployed to secure the city against us peaceful demonstrators. But the AK-47 … Continue reading

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Mozambique by AK-47, book and hoe

This is a detail from the national flag of Mozambique. What a refreshing update on the tools of people power. Lenin’s workers of the world needed hammer and sickle. In Mozambique it takes book, hoe and Kalashnikov. Education, agriculture, and … Continue reading

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The Kofi Annan Prize, uh… Mo Ibrahim Prize

Prizes, prizes, prizes. Awards, awards, awards. Gunpowder magnates to cell phone magnates handing out the cash. The newest award for supposed good global citizenship goes to Al Gore… nope make that Joaquim Chissano, and was handed out by Kofi Annan. … Continue reading

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Made in the US- Iraq’s wave of refugees

WalMart may be as Chinese as rice these days, but there is still one product that’s made still in the US of A. Our government still leads the world in making refugees out of people. Let’s look at Iraq alone, … Continue reading

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