Glen Ford: Direct Action Must Be Remembered As Part of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy + Dayvon Love: King’s Teachings on US Imperialism Opened My Eyes to Radical Thought

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Glen Ford: The Civil Rights Movement ended official racial discrimination in the U.S., but many of its leaders broke with grassroots organizing and direct action and instead chose to become business leaders or members of the Democratic party. Continue reading

What John Lennon might say to Sir Elton and a Call for 21st Century Artists Against Apartheid by Eileen Fleming

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21 May, 2010

Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 to 2005
Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 to 2005

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“All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth. I’ve had enough of reading things by neurotic, psychotic, pig-headed politicians. All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth.” — John Lennon, 1971.

Sir Elton Hercules John, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on June 17, 2010.

Four decades ago, Israel banned The Beatles fearing their revolutionary message of love and peace would corrupt their youth.

On Lennon’s 1974 release, Walls and Bridges, which yielded Lennon’s only number one single in his lifetime; “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night” Elton played piano and sang backing vocals.

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