Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: Poor People’s campaign

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."

‘Take away our poverty, not our children!:’ Poor People’s Campaign caps...

"We are sick, we are homeless, we are separated from our families, and we will keep coming back until everyone has housing, voting rights, clean water, peace, and justice!"

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If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...