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.
The Poor People’s Campaign marched on Washington to demand that politicians legislate to protect the fundamental rights of 140 million poor and low-wealth people in America. Here’s why a pastor from New York joined them.
As we approach 1 million COVID-19 deaths, Americans in poorer counties have died at double the rate of wealthier counties.
King’s “Testament of Hope” sounds as relevant today as the day it was published.
The Poor People’s Campaign and progressive members of Congress vow to continue the fight for the Build Back Better Act.
If you know where to look, there’s also a lot to be hopeful about. Here are a few villains that shaped 2021 for the worse — and a few heroes worth rooting for.
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.
Build Back Better and the National Defense Authorization Act represent diametrically opposed views of how to address the challenges of our time: a moral budget vs a war budget. Congress: Which side are you on?
West Virginia and Kentucky activists vow to continue pressing Manchin and McConnell on democracy and economic reforms.
King was right: We need a multiracial movement to repair our country’s deep divides. Here’s where public scholarship plays a role.
The COVID-19 Relief Deal is a Welcome Stopgap. Congressional Progressives Aim for Much More in 2021.
The Progressive Caucus has unveiled a legislative agenda designed to meet the scale of the pandemic catastrophe and reduce our vulnerability to future crises.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus has released a bold agenda for 2021. This fact sheet analyzes the implications of these priorities for the American people.
With youth unemployment and student debt skyrocketing, young people need free higher education.
Through personal testimonies of systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation, and militarism, the event brought the campaign’s bold fusion agenda to new audiences.
Half our children are at risk of the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.