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Poor Peoples Campaign

 

'Please Help Us': Essential, Low-Wage Workers Share Why They Need Reconciliation Package

"We've heard the voices of the poor. We've heard the voices crying out, demanding justice. All I want to know right now, Joe Manchin, is which side are you on?"

Jessica Corbett ·


The Moral Case for Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic

In the so-called "Land of the Free," so many of "the Brave" in the United States are the homeless.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


Poor People's Campaign to Joe Manchin: Stop Hiding Behind 'Cowardly Filibuster'

Protesters outside his West Virginia office say the senator cares more about corporate interests than struggling people of his state.

Julia Conley ·


Progressives Vow to 'Hold the Line' on Democrats' Bold Agenda

"We refuse to let conservatives stop us from getting what people need and deserve," said the youth-led Sunrise Movement. "We have to pass a bold reconciliation bill first."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Anti-Democratic Chaos Democrats Are Sowing

Lessons on defending democracy.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


'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 ·

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