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A Look Back-and Forward- on the Eve of History

Dr. King's great dream was of "the beloved community." Asutopian as his idea sounds, King always insisted it could be realized in a world where human conflict was a reality. But let's be realistic. President Obama will inherit a country-and a world-in turmoil.
In only a few hours now, America will take the step I never expected to see in my lifetime. It will give "civil righters" and young people who never say King hope and a reason to embrace activism.

to read Peter Ross Range's article published in: Spiegel, 11/3/2008, click on
 http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,588170,00.html

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Right Here Right Now 04.Nov.2008 07:50

Jesus jones

A woman on the radio talks about revolution
when it's already passed her by
but Bob Dylan didn't have this to sing about
you know it feels good to be alive

I was alive and I waited waited
I was alive and I waited for this
Right here, right now, there is no other place I want to be
Right here, right now, watching the world wake up from history

I saw the decade in, when it seemed
the world could change at the blink of an eye
And if anything
then there's your sign of the times

I was alive and I waited waited
I was alive and I waited for this
Right here, right now

I was alive and I waited waited
I was alive and I waited for this
Right here, right now, there is no other place I want to be
Right here, right now, watching the world wake up from history

Right here, right now, there is no other place I want to be
Right here, right now, watching the world wake up from history

Right here, right now, there is no other place I want to be
Right here, right now, watching the world wake up