MLK and the March on Washington

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    So that's a black issue only ?

    Don't think so.
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    Of course not. But it wasnt in 1963 either. In the link I posted for the "Freedom Budget for All Americans" MLK argues that economic justice will lift the Negro because it will lift everyone. Of course, part of the reason we are here now without some of these demands met is that the opponents of economic justice were able to persuade many that "economic justice" was the pursuit of helping the lazy and minorities at the expense of the productive and white. Moreover, the left splintered in the late 60s in pursuit of all sort of identity-related causes, which, along with Vietnam fractured the New Deal coalition.
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    One of his greatest premises. See, "I have a dream."
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    People adequately explained what would be the practical application of "economic justice" (a euphemism of almost final solution-like brazenness), and people lost interest. Working as intended.

    I defined real economic justice above.

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