French Friday and Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last speech

This French Friday is the start of the 12023 HE MLK holiday weekend, making this just the right day to start reviewing some of his work:

Context, Critical Thinking, Continuous Learning: Project Do Better

I still agree with this:

“The problem indicates that our emphasis must be twofold: We must create full employment, or we must create incomes. Now, our country can do this. John Kenneth Galbraith said that a guaranteed annual income could be done for about twenty billion dollars a year. And I say to you today, that if our nation can spend thirty-five billion dollars a year to fight an unjust, evil war in Vietnam, and twenty billion dollars to put a man on the moon, it can spend billions of dollars to put God’s children on their own two feet right here on earth.”

“I want to say to you as I move to my conclusion, as we talk about “Where do we go from here?” that we must honestly face the fact that the movement must address itself to the question of restructuring the whole of American…

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12 thoughts on “French Friday and Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last speech

  1. FYI: Today is also the first day of My French Film Festival which runs through Feb 13 and gives you access to 17 short films for free along with 12 feature-length films that are less than $2.50 a pop.

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      1. They are all in French but subtitles are available in a wide array of languages. Two films from Belgium, two from Canada, the rest from France. I posted more details on my blog today.

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