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Why are the billionaires laughing?

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Moral Monday

'Which Side Are You On?' Arrests in DC as Women Put Their Bodies on the Line for Voting Rights

"Our democracy is in peril," said Poor People's Campaign co-chair Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis. "In this time, when our Voting Rights are under attack, and economic justice is being denied, we must and so we are, calling out the immoral obstructionism of Congress."
Brett Wilkins ·


We Need A Moral Movement

In our travels to more than 32 states, we bore personal witness to the extreme poverty and systemic inequality that plague the world’s wealthiest democracy.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Bill Moyers, America’s Conscience, Retires Again—This Time for Real

The PBS journalist steps down from his long-time mission to document the lives of Americans and uncover waste, fraud, and abuse in corporate America and beyond.

Peter Dreier ·


Open Letter From Moral Activists To Senator Mitch McConnell In Regards To Tax Reform

Today, we are serving notice that we will not remain silent while the basic institutions of our democracy are undermined.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Rev. Barber: Systematic Racialized Voter Suppression is the "Election Hacking" the U.S. Must Address

"It is amazing to me that we’re having a conversation about Russian hacking, but we’re not having a conversation about racialized voter suppression, which is systemic racism, which is a tool of white nationalism."

Democracy Now! ·


What A Revived Poor People’s Campaign Needs To Do In The Trump Era

For the new movement to gain national traction, it will need to draw in poor and working-class Whites.

Amanda Abrams ·


Trump’s War on Voters Has a Long History: We Need a Grassroots Voting-Rights Movement to Fight Back

Trump and his minions have ramped up the attack, but the "voter fraud" myth goes back to the GOP's attack on ACORN

John Atlas ·


We Are Radicals at Heart — Don’t Forget It

A historian reminds us that to truly “make America great again” we must enhance freedom, equality and democracy, not diminish them.

Harvey J. Kaye ·


America Needs a New Poor People’s Campaign

The future of our democracy depends on us completing the work of a Third Reconstruction.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Advocates Cry Foul as NC Lawmakers Pass 'Bait and Switch' HB2 Deal

Backroom compromise aims to win back college tournaments, but rights groups warn that it further sanctions discrimination

Lauren McCauley ·


Who Says It Can’t Happen Here?

We have endured 40 years of creeping authoritarianism and it now appears that it may run right over democracy. We must resist and act in solidarity.

Harvey J. Kaye ·

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