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Documenting the Poor People's Campaign
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Activists and civil rights advocates from across the nation have joined to create a new movement that is reigniting Martin Luther King's 1968 effort to fight racism, militarism and materialism.

Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four Acts
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A new biography reclaims the playwright of "A Long Day's Journey Into Night" as a self-conscious, committed artist who strove to break through the limits of production and consistently voice his lifelong contempt for American materialism, imperialism, racism and puritanism.

Russell Brand: 'Socialism Is Christianity Politicized'

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Comedian-actor-writer Russell Brand took on a range of topics including spirituality, materialism, politics and revolution during an interview at Cambridge University's student union in England last week.

The Neutered Message of the March on Washington

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"Based upon the speeches during the main portion of today’s events there can be little doubt that the Dr. King who was murdered in Memphis in 1968 would not have been allowed to speak at this fiftieth-anniversary commemoration of his life," The Nation's Dave Zirin wrote of Saturday's March on Washington.

The Economic Normalcy Bias

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Many who are faced with imminent disaster instantly convince themselves that everything is normal and that they don't have to modify their behavior.

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