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Liz Theoharis

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 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 ·


The Anti-Democratic Chaos Democrats Are Sowing

Lessons on defending democracy.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


Juneteenth and Filibuster Fuel Fight for Democracy That Works for Everyone

Some U.S. lawmakers are all too willing to sign off on another holiday, especially if they can use it as cover while actively working to suppress voting rights, block living wages and reparations, fight against healthcare, and more.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


Lift Up From the Bottom and Raise Everyone Up

Are these stirrings really the sound of a Third Reconstruction in the United States?

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


Mother’s Day Tears and the Fierce Prophetic Vision of Poor Women

This past year-plus has laid bare the pressures, burdens, and violence that women, especially poor women and women of color, face every day.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


The American Spiritual Death Spiral

Living in a country haunted by death.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·

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