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This is Your Story — The Progressive Story of America. Pass It On
by Bill Moyers, Common Dreams
In this speech, Moyers links current efforts to reclaim democracy at home and turn back the Bush Administration to the efforts of the Progressives of the late 19th and early 20th Century. Likening Bush to William McKinley and Karl Rove to Mark Hanna, Moyers urges us to find inspiration in the successful efforts to limit the plutocrats of that earlier era.

Declaration of Independence from the War in Vietnam
by Dr. Marin Luther King
Delivered more than thirty-five years ago, Martin Luther King’s declaration of opposition to the U.S. war in Vietnam and anti-communism remains frighteningly timely about the U.S. war in Iraq and anti-terrorism.
Hear an excerpt of Martin Luther King delivering this speech.