Shailly Gupta Barnes, campaign manager of the Poor People’s Campaign, talked to Peoples Dispatch about the rising inequality in the United States and the organizing and mobilizing activities being carried out by them to fight against this.
The campaign is in response to the back and forth between the House of Representatives, dominated by the Democrats, and president Trump, over the latter’s declaration of emergency, making national debate all about the border wall
As 2018 comes to a close, at People’s Dispatch, we take a look into various people’s movements and resistances across the globe.
Veteran organizer Willie Baptist reflects on the historical importance of this moment in the US and across the world, and the need to take strategic, coordinated action
Organized in the face of a crackdown by authorities, the action seeks to strike at the root of the prison-industrial complex
Around 200 organizations had issued a statement opposing the parade, and increased defence spending
Demanding a better and dignified life for all, the Poor People’s Campaign in United States is on a 40 day historic action for a national moral revival against systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation and militarisation.