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Rev. Drs. Liz Theoharis and William Barber News
'The Poor, the Sick, the Homeless, the Children, the Low-Wage Workers': Moral Leaders Demand Coronavirus Relief for Most Vulnerable
"We are asking people to call on the White House and Congress to enact relief for the people that Jesus cared about," say the Poor People's Campaign co-chairs.
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Participants at We Must Do M.O.R.E. tour stop in Greenfield, Massachusetts on February 5, 2020. (Photo: Steve Pavey) Views
Poor People’s Campaign Puts the Spotlight on Poverty
Series of gatherings around the country builds momentum for June 20 march.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson News
Countering Annual Whitewash of His Legacy, Progressives Remember the 'Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Imperialist' Martin Luther King Jr.
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's great evils."
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"It Doesn't Have to Be This Way": Faith Leaders Rally at Detention Center Demanding End to Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants
"We are here in unity with local leaders who invited us. We have seen just a glimpse of the horrible conditions our immigrant neighbors are facing at the border."
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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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The Poor People's Campaign event News
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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