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Poor Peoples Campaign



The Anti-Democratic Chaos Democrats Are Sowing

Lessons on defending democracy.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


Hundreds Arrested in DC Demanding Voting Rights, End to Poverty, and Death of Filibuster

Clergy and low-wage workers with the Poor People's Campaign are also calling on Congress to treat the nation's immigrants with respect.

Jessica Corbett ·


'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 Can't Afford to Go Small on Infrastructure

By raising taxes on the wealthy and redirecting other public resources, we can meet everyone's needs and strengthen our economy.

Shailly Gupta Barnes ·


'Which Side Are You On?': Poor People's Campaign Pressures US Senate on Democracy and Justice

"Democracy versus autocracy is the battle of our time," said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II.

Kenny Stancil ·


Poor People's Campaign Announces 'Season of Nonviolent Direct Action' Targeting US Senate

"If our actions result in the system believing it has to arrest us, then so be it. Civil disobedience is a badge and banner we will proudly wear," said Rev. William Barber.

Jake Johnson ·


Poor People’s Campaign Marches on Washington to ‘Blunt the Political Effects of Wealth Inequality’

West Virginia and Kentucky activists vow to continue pressing Manchin and McConnell on democracy and economic reforms.

Rebekah Entralgo ·


Juneteenth and Filibuster Fuel Fight for Democracy That Works for Everyone

Some U.S. lawmakers are all too willing to sign off on another holiday, especially if they can use it as cover while actively working to suppress voting rights, block living wages and reparations, fight against healthcare, and more.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


'We're Not Going Away!' Nonviolent Protest Over Voting Rights Ends With Arrests in DC

"We're saying across this country, it's time for people... to march on these Senate offices," declared Rev. William Barber.

Jake Johnson ·


Lift Up From the Bottom and Raise Everyone Up

Are these stirrings really the sound of a Third Reconstruction in the United States?

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·

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