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2013 Martin Luther King Jr Reading & Reference List

(Blogger’s Note—This is the 6th updated version of this list.) While it is always instructive to watch a rebroadcast or listen to a recording of the I Have A Dream speech, there is a next level for someone who wants to better understand Martin Luther King and his message. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr asked serious questions about America as a war criminal nation in Vietnam. He asked if America merited divine judgement as a wicked nation of racism and social inequality.  These questions are as relevant as ever as America is engaged in endless war and as income inequality grows. It is within your power

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Newtown

Sadness can’t describe my feelings. From NYT: Dr. Carver said that in the seven autopsies he himself had performed, the victims had from 3 to 11 wounds. With the examinations complete and the families informed, the authorities released the names of those killed. Among the children, there were 12 girls killed and 8 boys. All of the children were in the first grade, officials said. Sixteen of the 20 were 6 years old; the rest were 7. One little girl had just turned 7 on Tuesday. With the release of each name, the grim reality of Friday’s nightmare stung a little

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Hurricane Sandy Wallops the Northeast

This is just a little teeny blog. When we have a major disaster like Hurricane Sandy, a small blog like this can’t really cover the full scope of this hurricane (now downgraded below a tropical storm). I like to emphasize three things that have happened during this terrible weather event. I’m not saying that these are the most important. I’m just going to focus on these three things. NYU Langone Medical Center (their web site it down) ran out of power. For some reason, which is not clear from the report, their backup power did not work either. 215 patients were evacuated

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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The Thirteeneth Juror

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