Scarlett Johansson: Ambassador of exploitation

On January 23, 2014, in blog posts, by admin

Scarlett Johansson: Ambassador of exploitation   The Palestine Solidarity Campaign recently reported: “Actor, Scarlett Johansson, is currently an Ambassador for Oxfam but has just signed up to promote Sodastream. Sodastream’s main factory is in a settlement – Mishor Adumim – in the Occupied West Bank. These settlements are illegal under international law, and an obstacle […]

Revisiting Righteous Indignation: The Radical Tradition of Martin Luther King Jr.

On January 22, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Revisiting Righteous Indignation: The Radical Tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. by Michael Caster There’s a scene in Lee Daniel’s The Butler when the son of Forest Whitaker’s character is sitting in the Lorraine Motel with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., shortly before his assassination. Dr. King asks those assembled, “How many of your parents support […]