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The Poor People’s Campaign will embark on a nine-month nationwide campaign of raising awareness and voter registration beginning in September and culminating with a June 2020 Moral March on Washington. (Photo: Poor People's Campaign/Twitter) Views
A Visionary Blueprint to End Poverty—A Moral Budget for 2020
Poor People’s Campaign and Institute for Policy Studies release a “Moral Budget,” ask 2020 candidates to end poverty
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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) addresses the Moral Action Congress of the Poor People's Campaign June 17, 2019 at Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC. The Campaign held the event to focus on issues like “voting rights, health care, housing, equitable education, indigenous sovereignty, living wage jobs and the right to join a union, clean air and water, and an end to gun proliferation and war mongering and other issues in our moral agenda.” (Photo by Alex Wong/G Views
Mobilizing the Poor People’s Campaign
A movement for common sense and social justice is building, putting every politician on notice: lead or get out of the way, a new moral majority is building and demanding change.
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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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Led by US Under Trump, Global Military Spending Soared to Highest Level in Recorded History Last Year
New analysis shows countries around the world spent a total of $1.82 trillion in 2018, with the U.S. and China in top spots
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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 Poor People's Campaign News
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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'Not Your Average Demonstration': Faith Leaders Arrested Demanding Demilitarization of US Border
"In the face of unfounded fear, racism, and violence, courageous action is necessary."
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