Shailly Gupta Barnes
Shailly Gupta Barnes is the Policy Director of the Poor People’s Campaign and the Kairos Center.
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Monday, June 01, 2020
Even Now, Our Leaders Are Still Putting Their Faith in the Rich
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed fundamental inequalities in this country. With millions of us hurting—especially the poor and people of color—there’s been widespread public support for bold government action to address long-standing social problems. Unfortunately, our lawmakers haven’t met the...
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Remember Trump’s Choices: War, Walls, and Wall Street
The 2020 presidential campaign is well underway, and it’s noisy. Candidates make promises, break promises, offer assurances, and spin the news constantly. What’s one way to get a clear look at their priorities? In the case of a sitting president, by looking at their budget proposals. And when...