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Poor Peoples Campaign

'A Poor People's Pandemic': Poorest US Counties Suffered Twice the Covid Deaths of Richest

"The neglect of poor and low-wealth people in this country during a pandemic is immoral, shocking, and unjust," said Rev. Dr. William Barber II in response to the new report.

Jake Johnson ·

Poor People's Campaign Holds Cleveland Rally as March Toward DC Continues

Monday night's action in Ohio "will call attention to the needs of the 3.8 million poor and low-income people in the state and the 140 million people nationally who were poor or low-income before Covid."

Kenny Stancil ·

This Vote That I Have...

We must come together as a coalition powerful enough to end and overcome the suppression and organize the resurrection of fusion politics in the South.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·

Joe Manchin's Contempt for Poor People Continues

Poverty is the sin, not poor people.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·

Poor People's Campaign to Manchin: 'We Do Not Quit Until We Win'

"One day he won't be a senator, but the people and the movement will always be here—and we will ultimately have justice," said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber.

Jake Johnson ·

Means Testing Will Ruin the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Restrictive means tests keep Americans poor, sick, hungry, and homeless. It's time to debunk the tired old lies they're based on.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·

Poor People's Campaign Denounces Dems' Push for Means-Tested Child Tax Credit

"There are no work requirements on tax cuts for the wealthy or corporations. There is no means-testing on the Pentagon," said co-chairs Bishop William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis.

Jessica Corbett ·

Global Wealth Inequality Is Deadly

A graduated wealth tax on people with $5 million or more would raise $2.5 trillion annually.

Amy Goodman ·

Poor People's Campaign Readies 'Massive, Nonviolent' Effort to Save Democracy

"We are not in this for a moment, but for a movement," said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. "Our deadline is victory."

Jake Johnson ·

The White Christian Nationalism Tearing America Apart at the Seams

As Congress debates voting rights and investing in the people, it’s important to understand the dark forces that underlie the increasingly reactionary and authoritarian politics on the rise in this country.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·

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