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Poor Peoples Campaign

 

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 ·


'We Are Coming': Poor People's Campaign to March Against Manchin Obstructionism in West Virginia

"Manchin's positions are wrong, constitutionally inconsistent, historically inaccurate, morally indefensible, economically insane, and politically unacceptable," said the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II.

Brett Wilkins ·


A Third Reconstruction Is Pragmatically Achievable and Could End American Poverty

The Third Reconstruction should aim to end—once and for all—the oligarchy of rich Whites by creating an America in which all are equal at the voting booth, the school, the clinic and the workplace.

Jeffrey D. Sachs ·


#MoralMonday Event Elevates Progressive Push for 'Third Reconstruction' Resolution

"We have the power to end poverty," says Rep. Pramila Jayapal. "We must implement bold proposals that center the poor—providing housing, healthcare, climate justice, and equitable public education."

Jessica Corbett ·


Poor People's Campaign and House Progressives Call for a 'Third Reconstruction'

A new Congressional resolution lays out a comprehensive vision for eradicating poverty and tackling racial and economic inequality.

Sarah Anderson ·


'This Fight Is Far From Over': Amazon Union Vote Shows Exactly Why We Need the PRO Act

In the face of intimidation by one of the largest companies in the world, Alabama workers bravely spoke out about the need for greater labor protections.

Rebekah Entralgo ·


Has America Come Any Closer to MLK's Dream?

Dr. King would be marching with those who seek to make it easier to vote. He would be appalled by George Floyd’s murder, but not surprised.

Jesse Jackson ·




'I'm Speaking to You, Senator Manchin': West Virginians Blast Democrat for Opposing $15 Minimum Wage

"When will you give us a living wage?" asked one activist with the Poor People's Campaign.

Andrea Germanos ·

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