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Elizabeth Romero: Being Poor

It can be waiting
And telling your children to wait
Wait their whole childhoods away.
It’s knowing they blame you.

September 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Dr. William J. Barber II, Dr. Liz Theoharis: A Visionary Budget

Out of the rack and ruin of our gangster
death, The rape and rot of graft, and
stealth, and lies, We, the people, must
redeem The land…
And make America again!
— Langston Hughes

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Paul Buchheit: The Capitalist Manifesto — Let Poor People Die

The root of the problem is the condemnation of anything ‘social’ as un-American, which has helped modern-day capitalists to justify their belief in individual gain by any means. The original Capitalist Manifesto was a … Continue reading

September 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Saurav Sarkar: Hundreds of Poor People’s Campaign Activists Got Themselves Arrested for Racial Justice

While some white people were calling the cops on people of color, others joined them — and members of every other community — in a huge sweep of actions in … Continue reading

May 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

Jake Johnson: Poor People’s Campaign Unveils Agenda to Combat Poverty, Racism, and Militarism

“The Democrats talk about the middle class. The Republicans talk about the military. No one’s talking about the poor.” — Reverend William Barber . In the spirit of Dr. Martin … Continue reading

April 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

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