Saurav Sarkar

Saurav Sarkar is the research coordinator for the Poor Peoples Campaign at the Institute for Policy Studies. Distributed by OtherWords.org.

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"Through further demonstrations, teach-ins, music and the arts, and mass meetings, the campaign is continuing to tackle anti-black discrimination, xenophobia, Islamophobia, and other social evils." (Photo: TwitPic/@Fightfor15) Views
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Hundreds of Poor People's Campaign Activists Got Themselves Arrested for Racial Justice
It's been a busy several weeks on the bad news beat. A white Yale grad student called the police on fellow grad student Lolade Siyonbola for napping while black. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for trespassing for sitting while black. Native American...
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"Among numerous demands, they’re calling for federal and state living wage laws, a guaranteed annual income for all people, full employment, and the right to unionize." (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Bring Back May Day
Most of the world recognizes May 1 — May Day — as International Workers’ Day. Here in one of the few countries that doesn’t, it’s worth pausing to ask how U.S. workers are doing. At an event last December, Fight for $15 organizer Terrence Wise recalled “going to bed at night, ignoring my own...
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