Film length: 12:16 The revival of Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poor Peoples Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has spread to 40 states in the USA, with over 2,000 people being arrested for taking direct action at state governments throughout the country. This was the campaign that King was assassinated for – a campaign calling for an end to capitalism and for democratic socialism. The first phase of the relaunch was a six week, 40 day campaign of direct action culminating in a march on Washington on June 23 – this is from Week 2 in California, at the Government building in Sacramento.
In 2018, Reel News went on a 14 week tour of North America to look at grassroots struggles around climate change, particularly struggles around a “just transition” from fossil fuels to renewable energy, where workers […]
Thursday Feb 6, 7:30pm Effra Social, Brixton 89 Effra Road London SW2 1DF (More dates TBA, including Edinburgh with the Radical Independence Campaign on Wednesday Feb 26) In the first Reel News night of the […]
Film length: 12:57 A major campaign is growing in the USA to finally combat shocking levels of deprivation – 43.5% of the population are now living in poverty. Based on the campaign that Dr. Martin […]