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Calling On Russia to Free Brittney Griner, Bishop Barber Seeks 'Humanitarian Visit'

"She's been kept from her family. From her wife. From her profession. From her friends," the activist pastor said of the U.S. Olympian jailed in Russia. "It's time for her to come home."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Poor People's Campaign: 'Our Deadline is Victory'

The Poor People's Campaign and progressive members of Congress vow to continue the fight for the Build Back Better Act.

Sarah Anderson ·


Instead of Death and Destruction, Poor People's Moral Budget Shows What It Looks Like to 'Invest in Life'

"We can provide robust voting rights, decent jobs, and secure incomes, housing, healthcare, education, peace, and a clean environment for everyone."

Jessica Corbett ·


Hundreds Arrested Nationwide as Poor People's Campaign Demands 'End to the War Economy'

"We have a long history of wars against other people, mostly people of color, around the world. It's time we stopped calling it the Defense Department and started calling it what it is: the Department of War."

Jake Johnson ·


'Time for a Moral Confrontation': Poor People's Campaign Launches With Local Rallies Nationwide

"We cannot continue to have a democracy that engages in the kind of policy violence that we see happening every day."

Julia Conley ·


Fonda's Fire Drill Fridays Returns to DC Streets Over Manchin Dirty Deal

"The time is now to vote out the politicians like Joe Manchin that are having the dirty deal perpetuated and who think that their pollution and their profits are more important than our lives," said White House adviser Jerome Foster II.

Brett Wilkins ·


Rev. Barber Breaks Down Why Democrats Must Engage With Low-Wealth Voters

In future elections, said the co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, Democrats must "focus clearly and intensely on poor and low-wealth voters who tend to, when they vote, vote progressive if they're targeted."

Julia Conley ·


Marches on US Main Streets Center Poor Voters' Demands Ahead of Midterms

"The priorities of poor and low-income people are on the ballot this election—from healthcare to living wages to social programs that lift the load of poverty and much more," said Poor People's Campaign co-chair Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Poverty Is Violence!' Thousands of Demonstrators in DC Demand Economic Justice

"We are the 140 million poor and low-wealth people, standing together to declare we won't be silent anymore," said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the Poor People's campaign.

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Won't Be Silent or Unseen Anymore': Poor People's Campaign to Lead DC Assembly

Bishop William Barber, a campaign co-chair, said the United States' current poverty level "is actually morally indefensible, constitutionally inconsistent, politically insensitive, and economically insane."

Jessica Corbett ·

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