Wednesday September 2, 2015
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Poor People's Movements

Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 8/12/15
On August 14, Social Security will be 80 years old. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law during the Great Depression to...
Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 8/12/15
On August 14, Social Security will be 80 years old. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law during the Great Depression to...
Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 8/11/15
Over 300 people gathered in here, August 10, in a show of solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri and to remember the one-year anniversary of the...
staff | St. Paul, MN | 8/02/15
Minnesota’s Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are considering bringing all the legislators from around the state, 201 of them, to talk about...
Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 8/01/15
This past spring, Missouri imposed a 45-month limit on how long poor families can receive federally funded welfare benefits, down from 60 months. States...
Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 6/13/15
As the politicians gather for the Minnesota special session, members of the Welfare Rights Committee confronted them with “Shame” signs.
staff | Madison, WI | 6/04/15
Last month, the Republican-dominated State Assembly continued their attempts to shame the 856,000 Wisconsin people using the food stamp program (called...
FoodShare, WIC
staff | Saint Paul, MN | 3/25/15
The Welfare Rights Committee’s bill to double the welfare grants for poor families in Minnesota cleared a key senate committee March 25.
staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/27/15
Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) members gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol Feb. 26 to demand that legislators pass bills to double the welfare grants...
Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 1/07/15
Kurt Daudt, a politician who has made a specialty out of bashing low-income people, was elected speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Jan.6,...
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