Happy New Year!
“I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. And yet I am not so opposed to capitalism that I have failed to see its relative merits. It started out with a noble and high motive, viz, to block the trade monopolies of nobles, but like most human systems it fell victim to the very thing it was revolting against. So today capitalism has outlived its usefulness. It has brought about a system that takes necessities from the masses to give luxuries to the classes.” — Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter to Coretta Scott, 1952
by The Anti-Social Socialist
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Originally published Jan. 1, 2018
January 1, 2019
The Anti-Social Socialist on Jan 1, 2018
From the archives:
What Is COINTELPRO? by The Anti-Social Socialist
What is Socialism? A Historical and Modern Perspective
The Crucifixion of the Black Messiah by Greg Maybury
Martin Luther King Jr.: The Drum Major Instinct
The Radicalization of Martin Luther King + MLK: Where Do We Go From Here?
Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.: The Three Evils of Society: Racism, Militarism and Capitalism (must-see)
Beyond Vietnam – A Time to Break Silence By Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation and Apartheid South Africa (must-read/listen)
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This is a really great video. I wish I could think of some way to promote it on the upcoming MLK Day.
Thanks, Lefty, glad you enjoyed it.
How about sharing the link on Martin Luther King Day on your FB account, and/or any Groups that you belong to?
Happy New Year, Lefty!
Happy New Year, may Dandelion Salad keep on flowering!
Thank you, Amy. Happy New Year to you!
Happy New Year! Keep going!
Thank you, Mato! Happy New Year to you!
This is an excellent example depicting how the ownership class of capitalists care far less about social issues, BUT: Keep your critical thinking, speaking and actions away from our holy status quo system that serves to enrich the rich (the deserving) and impoverish and oppress the poor.
Indeed, Ron. Happy New Year to you.