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All the King's horses

In his last speech to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1967... "One day we must ask the question, “Why are there forty million poor people in America?” And when you begin to ask that question, you are raising questions about the economic system, about a broader distribution of wealth. When you ask that question, you begin to question the capitalistic economy. And I’m simply saying that more and more, we’ve got to begin to ask questions about the whole society. We are called upon to help the discouraged beggars in life’s market place. But one day we must come to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring. It means that questions must be raised. You see, my friends, when you deal with this, you begin to ask the question, “Who owns the oil?” You begin to ask the question, “Who owns the iron ore?” You begin to ask the question, “Why is it that people have to pay water bills in a world that is two thirds water?” These are questions that must be asked." ~Martin Luther King, Jr. THIS is why he was assassinated just that next year. He began to speak out against supremacist capitalism. Do you hear him now? Racism is a politico-economic system... The other stuff is just "divide & distract" tomfoolery. Economic power necessitates collective organization and action. The Indigenous are dancing and praying for Standing Rock; who's dancing and praying for Flint, MI?...these people that we KNOW are poisoned right NOW, who were intentionally poisoned by water mismanagement for YEARS. Where are their "water protectors?" Oh.... they're out there dispersed and unorganized using their economic and political power to keep the same folks in office who poisoned them in the first place, keeping the same system in place that has always been designed to hold them as a permanent underclass to be exploited and abused... We must unite. Time is of the essence. #MakeAFistOutOfThoseFingers #TheorizeOrganizeMobilize #FreedomCantWait #ThePlayingFieldIsAnEconomicOne #Ujamaa

#economy #Unite #assassination #politricks

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