Speakers in Benton Harbor take on Corporate Power

The following video is a collection of excerpts from speeches given by a variety of individuals supporting the work of the Reverend Edward Pinkney in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Pinkney and the Benton Harbor community have been organizing against the corporate take-over of their town by developers that want to turn the lakefront town into an expensive resort area. The speakers, including Reverend Edward Pinkney, Marian Kramer and Maureen Taylor of the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, and community members, addressed a variety of issues during their speeches ranging from the need to fight corporate power to the futility of mainstream electoral politics.

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