GEORGE FLOYD REST IN PEACE The last words of George Floyd “I can’t breathe” It’s my face man. I didn’t do nothing serious man. Please. Please. Please. I can’t breathe. Please man. Please somebody. Please man. I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe please. Man I can’t breathe. My face. Just get up. I can’t breathe.… Continue reading MLK Global’s statement on the killing of George Floyd
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Fifty years on, what would MLK have to say about the pressing issues facing our communities, societies and planet? Tell us what you think. Devised by our MLK GLOBAL partners in the USA, KINETICS has produced our first action, launched on the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death and… Continue reading Actions
through a new, Global Poor People’s Campaign and renewed Economic Bill of Rights Now more than ever, we are coming to appreciate how inter-connected are the political, economic and military forces that combine to produce the profound levels of poverty, racial discrimination and conflict we see around the world. Neo-liberalism – as some describe it,… Continue reading An End to Poverty, Racism & Militarism
At the time of his murder, Dr. King was working on The Poor People’s Campaign – a mass movement with its Poor People’s March on Washington planned for summer 1968. It was a more radical successor to the March on Washington on August 1963 and called for an occupation – Resurrection City – a tented community of… Continue reading 1968 Poor Peoples Campaign
Internationalising the Poor People’s Campaign #MLKGlobal and why we need a new Citizens Global March on Power in the spirit of the Poor People’s Campaign ‘We all face the same problems, in different contexts. We need to be harmonious in the global telling of the story’ Itumeleng D Mothoagae, University of South Africa We are… Continue reading 2018 PPC for Today and the World
FROM 1968 TO 2018 - AN ECONOMIC BILL OF RIGHTS FOR 21ST CENTURY Despite the intervening decades since the Poor People’s Campaign, it is true to say that Dr King would recognise the same issues today as he faced then – inequality, corporate power, racism and militarism. Now, we have other factors that also need to be incorporated… Continue reading Dr King’s Econ Bill of Rights revived
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