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MLK Rooted His Anti-Capitalism In His Christian Ministry | Sojourners

January 17, 2022

King’s vision of beloved community is not simply a churchy way to call for liberal democracy — fair voting, a free press, the right to assemble and protest, or a generous welfare state to supplant the fiscal austerity that emerged following his assassination. What King called for was a radical revolution of values that confronts the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and poverty which are built into the economic foundations of the United States’ liberal democracy.
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