Poor People’s Campaign
“Fight poverty, not the poor!”: Thousands rally in Washington DC

Labor unions, civil society and religious groups joined the Poor People’s Campaign on June 18 to demand justice and redressal for the 140 million people in the US facing poverty and growing insecurity

COVID-19 in the US COVID-19: the poor people’s pandemic

The Poor People’s Pandemic Report takes a hard look at the intersections between COVID-19, poverty and race in the United States

Report: poor and marginalized especially hit by US COVID-19 death toll and other stories

Today we look at a report on COVID-19’s impact on existing disparities in the US, a hunger strike by imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, and more

Movements in the US call to expand healthcare access

The Nonviolent Medicaid Army organized a week of action from September 13-20 to strengthen calls to expand healthcare coverage and unite organizations working on the issue

Thousands hit the streets across the US to defend voting rights

Around 20,000 people were estimated to have participated in the Make Good Trouble Rally, with dozens of other cities witnessing rallies and demonstrations

Thousands demand justice as Lebanon marks 1 year since Beirut Blast and other stories

We look at protests organized one year since the blasts in Beirut, Lebanon, teachers on a hunger strike in Ecuador & actions in the US

Social movements mobilize in defense of voting rights in the US

Progressive movements have been mobilizing since early July to demand protections to voting rights and a minimum wage increase

Mobilizations force Biden to enact new eviction ban

The new eviction moratorium was put in place amid protests at the federal capital led by progressive legislator Cori Bush, along with various social movements in the US

Millions threatened with evictions in the US, who is to blame?

Millions of tenants across the United States are at risk of being evicted over the next two months, as the 11-month long eviction ban by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) expired on July 31

Poor People’s Campaign: Building people’s power amongst the poor in the United States

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.

Poor People's Campaign Poor People’s Campaign announces nationwide bus tour to highlight true emergencies in the USA

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

People's Movements in 2018 A glimpse of people’s movements in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, at People’s Dispatch, we take a look into various people’s movements and resistances across the globe.

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