New poverty data reveals the effectiveness of pandemic aid programs that are now expired. For poor Americans, building on that success is a matter of life and death.
It was poverty that made the pandemic so deadly. We shouldn’t compound the tragedy of 1 million COVID-19 deaths by letting it continue.
The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Phyllis Bennis discuss the life and legacy of the South African archbishop.
Some senators say Biden’s social and climate bill costs too much, but comparing it to the military spending plan they just passed suggests otherwise.
Today’s voting rights and economic justice advocates must apply two key lessons from the courageous activists of a half-century ago.
First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation’s assumptions and priorities.
From Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis, we need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier.
Instead of asking the military to take control, the civilian government and public health experts must take over the vast medical resources the military controls and direct them to civilian use.
We’ve debated the costs and benefits of health, environment, and education policy. Let’s do the same for the wars and weapons that take millions of lives.
This week, the House of Representatives will vote on the Raise the Wage Act, which would boost the minimum wage across the country to $15 an hour by 2024.
A budget shows our values more clearly than any tweet, campaign speech, or political slogan.
If we redirected the trillions spent on fruitless wars, funding Medicare for All and a Green New Deal is perfectly realistic
An open letter from over one hundred artists, activists, scholars, and writers
The important demand that CNN rehire Hill has obscured much of the actual content of his speech.
If more registered voters—more young people, more people of color, more poor people, more women, more immigrants and students and workers and activists—had voted, things might be just a bit better. That’s our real challenge.
We stand with the victims of every white-supremacist and racist and anti-Semitic assault back through history.
His record indicates that he would stonewall movements against poverty, militarism, and racism for a generation.
Anti-poverty programs are quickly becoming less accessible as the Trump administration claims the “War on Poverty” is “largely over and a success.”
Soldiers, civilians, and the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income pay the price for our never-ending wars.
Our nation can realize a future that is equitable and ecologically balanced, but to do so we must build a movement supported by a broad base of citizens committed to transformative change. We will work together towards these ends.