God’s Economics

Jim Wallis, of God’s Politics and Sojourners fame, had a nice post reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life and ministry. Wallis contends (and I agree) that King was just as outraged about economic injustice and unjust war as he was about the civil rights abuses. Most haunting line:

“The national minimum wage has actually lost ground, with the 1968 rate worth $9.71 in 2008 dollars compared to $5.85 today.”


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