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William Barber


#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 ·


Demand for Release of Full Tape Grows as FBI Opens Probe Into Police Killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

"They waited 120 hours to get 20 seconds," said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. "That is ridiculous." 

Brett Wilkins ·


Austerity as Fake News: It Is Time to Bury Myth That a Race to the Bottom Will Get Us to the Top

To honor Black history, now is the moment to remind people about the power of government action, especially but not exclusively during moments of crisis.

Lee Saunders ·


'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 ·


Poor People's Campaign MLK Day Message to Biden: Act on Bold Agenda to Heal Nation

"In 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King called out the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism. In 2021, his words are no less relevant."

Andrea Germanos ·


From Stopping Endless Wars to Providing Real Covid-19 Relief, People's Agenda Details Crucial 'Way Forward'

"This people-first legislative roadmap for the first six months of 2021 is an urgent, brave, and just agenda."

Andrea Germanos ·



Woe to You Who Legislate Evil and Rob the Poor of Their Rights

Our government's abandonment of the people is sin of the highest order.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


Virtual Poor People’s Campaign Rally Draws Crowd of More Than a Million

Through personal testimonies of systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation, and militarism—the event brought the campaign's bold fusion agenda to new audiences.

Sarah Anderson ·


As Trump Sows Division, Poor People's Campaign Ignites 'Transformative Action' to Address Interwoven Injustices

"Those in power today want nothing more than to stop this kind of movement," said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis. 

Andrea Germanos ·

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