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Why Mass Marches Still Matter: 2013’s March on Washington (tags)
In terms of the numbers it attracted, the August 24, 2013 March on Washington was an inspiring success. The question remains, however, how politically effective was it?
The August 24 March on Washington: Why We Need a New Civil Rights and Labor Movement (tags)
It could have been left as a relatively small event that would make little impact, but plans for the 50th anniversary of 1963â€²s March on Washington appear to have taken another course.
The War On Terror (tags)
"Pakistan warned Washington against future attacks. However, US military officials, under pressure from Obama to show progress in the endless Afghan war, responded to Pakistan’s warning by calling for expanding the Afghan war into Pakistan. On October 5 the Canadian journalist Eric Margolis wrote that “the US edges closer to invading Pakistan.” In his book, Obama’s Wars, Bob Woodward reports that America’s puppet president of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, believes that terrorist bombing attacks inside Pakistan for which the Taliban are blamed are in fact CIA operations designed to destabilize Pakistan and allow Washington to seize Pakistan’s nuclear weapons."
Congressional Leaders Commemorate 1963 March on Washington (tags)
The diverse group of 200,000 marched peacefully side-by-side for jobs, freedom and equality... "we have and will continue to splinter segregation into a thousand pieces"
40 years later, 'The Dream' still waits (tags)
Many Americans have forgotten or simply never learned about the horrible reality of pre-Civil Rights era. Sadly, immigrant Arab and South Asian Muslims still confront threats to their civil rights 40 years after the historic March on Washington.