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
The Poor People’s Pandemic Report takes a hard look at the intersections between COVID-19, poverty and race in the United States
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
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
Around 20,000 people were estimated to have participated in the Make Good Trouble Rally, with dozens of other cities witnessing rallies and demonstrations
We look at protests organized one year since the blasts in Beirut, Lebanon, teachers on a hunger strike in Ecuador & actions in the US
Progressive movements have been mobilizing since early July to demand protections to voting rights and a minimum wage increase
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 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
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.