Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: Poor People’s campaign

Marches on US main streets center poor voters’ demands ahead of...

"The priorities of poor and low-income people are on the ballot this election—from healthcare to living wages to social programs that lift the load of poverty and much more," said Poor People's Campaign co-chair Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis.

Poor People’s Campaign readies ‘massive, nonviolent’ effort to save democracy

"The path to electoral victory in this country goes through the 140 million poor and low-income people."

A project for survival in these United States

What this country might look like if its politics were so much less top-down and so much more bottom-up.

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”

Poor People’s Campaign announces ‘season of nonviolent direct action’ targeting US...

‘If our actions result in the system believing it has to arrest us, then so be it. Civil disobedience is a badge and banner we will proudly wear,” said Rev. William Barber.

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Washington to ‘blunt the political effects...

West Virginia and Kentucky activists vow to continue pressing Manchin and McConnell on democracy and economic reforms.

‘Stay alive, stay at home, organize’: Rev. Barber sets June 20...

“We’re not going to just die. We’re going to stand up and fight back.”

Dr. King’s radical revolution of values

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to...

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

50 years after MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign, 2,500+ arrested over 6...

"We’ve invited the people to speak for themselves, because I think it’s time for a revolution."

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Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.