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At House Hearing, Poor People's Campaign Demands End to 'Systemic Policy Violence Against the Poor'
Not addressing poverty "is constitutionally inconsistent, it is economically insane, and it is morally, morally, morally wrong," said Rev. Dr. William Barber.
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In 2018, the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, led by Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, released a Moral Agenda and set of demands to address systemic systemic, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism and the war economy. This year, the Poor People's Campaign and the Institute for Policy Studies has released a Moral Budget outlining how those demands can be paid for and achieved. Views
'Everybody Has the Right to Live': The Visionary Budget at the Heart of Our Moral Uprising
It has become clear that people are ready to come together and demand truth, love, and justice, and debunk the lies of scarcity and inevitable, unchangeable poverty.
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Instead of Death and Destruction, Poor People's Moral Budget Shows What It Looks Like to 'Invest in Life'
"We can provide robust voting rights, decent jobs, and secure incomes, housing, healthcare, education, peace, and a clean environment for everyone."
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At White House Gates, Hundreds of Religious Leaders Demand Trump and His Enablers "Repent of Their Sins"
"We must show up in person to deliver a prophetic indictment. "
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Activists hold a banner reading "Fifteen and a Union" Views
Fight for $15 Protests McDonald's Over Workplace Violence
Fight for $15 Protests McDonald's Over Workplace Violence
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Progressives Fight Back Against Centrist Democrats' Ploy to 'Water Down' $15 Minimum Wage Bill
"Being in Congress means leading, and we need to lead on minimum wage," said Progressive Caucus co-chair Pramila Jayapal
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Flood of Comments Shows Public 'Utterly Repulsed' By Trump Plan to Take Food Stamps From 750,000 People
"This is a direct attack on the most vulnerable among us and this policy violence cannot go unchallenged," said Rev. William Barber
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‘The United States has been addicted to excessive military spending at the expense of true security at home for decades.’ Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA Views
Trump Wants to Give 62 Cents of Every Dollar to the Military. That's Immoral
A budget shows our values more clearly than any tweet, campaign speech, or political slogan
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The Mueller Report Was Never Going to Save Us. We Must Fight Collusion Ourselves.
"Our present crisis is much bigger than Trump and his mendacity. It goes to the very heart of who we are as a nation."
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To Counter Trump's Fake Border Crisis, Poor People's Campaign Tour Aims to Expose 'Real Emergencies' Nation Faces
Nationwide bus tour will highlight systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, the war economy, and "our distorted moral narrative."
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