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Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis is co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign. She is the author of "Always with Us?: What Jesus Really Said about the Poor" (2017).


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The Current US Supreme Court Is Not Constitutionally Legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Living in Poverty: The First and Worst Hit by Pandemics of Every Sort

Today, the poor live at the crossroads of injustice, hurt first and worst by the interlocking evils of climate change, militarism, and racism, as well as other forms of violence and inequality.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


Poverty: The Pre-Condition Underlying Covid-19 Mortality

If the nation had paid attention to the widespread poverty that preceded the pandemic, thousands of deaths might have been prevented.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Joe Manchin's Contempt for Poor People Continues

Poverty is the sin, not poor people.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


Means Testing Will Ruin the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Restrictive means tests keep Americans poor, sick, hungry, and homeless. It's time to debunk the tired old lies they're based on.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


The White Christian Nationalism Tearing America Apart at the Seams

As Congress debates voting rights and investing in the people, it’s important to understand the dark forces that underlie the increasingly reactionary and authoritarian politics on the rise in this country.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


When Are We Going to Talk About the Outrageous Cost of NOT Passing the Build Back Better Act?

For months, the nation has witnessed a debate taking place in Congress over how much to invest in this plan. What hasn’t been discussed, however, is the cost of not investing (or not investing sufficiently) in health-care expansion, early childhood education, the care economy, paid sick leave, living-wage jobs, and the like.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


The Moral Case for Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic

In the so-called "Land of the Free," so many of "the Brave" in the United States are the homeless.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·

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