"If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Drum Major Institute bills itself as "a non-partisan, non-profit think tank providing ideas that fuel the progressive movement." Founded by Harry Wachtel, lawyer and advisor to MLK, and relaunched in 1999 by their sons, William Wachtel and Martin Luther King III, and Ambassador Andrew Young, the institute conducts research into social and economic issues, and advocates for progressive policies to benefit the middle class.
I'm just discovering this site, but it looks very promising and I've added feeds for both their main page, featuring daily (more or less) articles from a handful of contributors, and their blog, which has more frequent posts from a broader range of sources. Enjoy reading them.
11 Dead After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson, Mo. - High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
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