Tag Archives: capitalism

Broderick Greer: “White supremacy is the evil force that is killing our people.”

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Broderick Greer is pursuing a Master’s of Divinity at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. After graduating this month, he will take a job as an assistant priest at a church in Memphis. He describes the times ahead as “very exciting.” I have followed Greer via Twitter for a few years. There, I have observed […]

Born in the U.S.A., one of the most sophisticated anti-war songs, turns 30 this year

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Sunset Hearts leader and mastermind Casey McCurry weighs in on Born in the U.S.A. on the iconic Springsteen song’s 30th anniversary.   “Born in the U.S.A.” turns 30 this year. It’s got to be the one of the most sophisticated anti-war songs. I know the arrangement is cheesy for some, but take the time to […]

Dr. Martin Luther King on questioning capitalism; Dr. Cornel West questions President Obama’s use of MLK’s Bible

“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’re raising a question about the economic system, about a broader distribution of wealth. When you ask that question, you begin to question the capitalistic economy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, […]