Tag: poor people’s campaign

UN Report Condemns US for ‘Deliberately’ Creating Devastating Wealth Inequality

Posted by on June 4, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
UN Report Condemns US for ‘Deliberately’ Creating Devastating Wealth Inequality

With millions of Americans already on the brink of deep poverty, Philip Alston, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights and author of the new report, warned that Trump’s tax law, deregulatory agenda, and welfare cuts are driving the poor closer to complete “ruination,” which the U.N. official defines as “severe deprivation of food and almost no access to healthcare.”

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

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Hundreds Arrested Nationwide as Poor People’s Campaign Demands ‘End to the War Economy’

Hoisting signs that read “The War Economy Is Immoral” and “Ban Killer Drones,” demonstrators gathered at the capitol buildings of New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, and several other states to denounce a militaristic system that profits “every time a bomb is dropped on innocent people.” Hundreds have been arrested.

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How You Can Help Fight Back in the War on the Poor

Posted by on May 6, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
How You Can Help Fight Back in the War on the Poor

If “the economy” can recover without real people recovering, then whose economy is it really? What can we do about all this? The first thing we can do is to change our mentality and drop the shame and stigma that’s associated with not being able to make ends meet.

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50 Years Later, MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign is Back — and More Needed Than Ever

Posted by on April 21, 2018 in News Flash with 0 Comments
50 Years Later, MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign is Back — and More Needed Than Ever

At the time of his death, Reverend King was doing more than crafting inspirational phrases. He was laying the groundwork for his Poor People’s Campaign – which is being revived by Rev. Drs. William Barber II and Liz Theoharis.

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Wake Up People! NOW Is the Time to Transform Our War Economy

Posted by on March 22, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
Wake Up People! NOW Is the Time to Transform Our War Economy

We need a Poor People’s Campaign to amplify the voices of regular folks above the lobby of militarized industry, a poisoned economy, to demand jobs in industries other than war-making, to demand opportunities for working class folks that don’t require killing other working class folks.

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“#PoorPeoplesCampaign: A National Call for Moral Revival” Kicks Off 40 Days of ‘Moral Action’

Posted by on February 6, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
“#PoorPeoplesCampaign: A National Call for Moral Revival” Kicks Off 40 Days of ‘Moral Action’

In Washington, D.C. and more than two dozen states on Monday, supporters of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival gathered to kick off 40 days of “moral action” to highlight “the human impact of policies which promote systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, and environmental devastation.”

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