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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

John E. Finn: How the alt-right corrupts the Constitution

Most observers think the alt-right are conservative extremists, defined chiefly by their loud and proud commitment to white racial superiority and privilege. But there’s much more to the alt-right.

May 15, 2019 · 1 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

Video: Rev. William Barber’s Speech at the Democratic Convention

. In what many observers have praised as the best speech of the 2016 Democratic Convention, Reverend William Barber, head of North Carolina’s NAACP, asks us to embrace “a moral … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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