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Poor People's Movements

staff | St. Paul, MN | 4/11/07
The Senate Business, Industry and Jobs Committee voted to outlaw workfare - forced, free labor performed by welfare recipients.
staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/06/07
The Welfare Rights Committee is working on outlawing workfare in the state of Minnesota.
staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/02/06
Welfare recipients and low income people chanted and held signs in the state capitol building here, Nov. 29, while government officials delivered their...
Deb Konechne | Minneapolis, MN | 11/15/06
“For fifteen years, the Welfare Rights Committee has been in the trenches, fighting back!” declared emcee Angel Buechner, kicking off an afternoon of...
staff | Chicago, IL | 11/09/06
Across the country the rich are grabbing up land, pushing poor people and people of color to the suburbs and on to the streets.
Kim DeFranco | Minneapolis, MN | 9/09/06
“Welfare de-form is a failure and a disaster,” stated Angella Khan, Welfare Rights Committee member.
staff | St. Paul, MN | 6/20/06
Low-income people from the Twin Cities and Duluth came to the governor’s mansion, July 19, to serve an eviction notice.
Daniel Ginsberg | Chicago, IL | 6/01/06
Chicago, IL - Among the 700,000 people who took to the streets here for the May Day immigrants’ rights protest were anti-gentrification activists from the...
Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/06
We are here to speak as the poor and working people
staff | United States | 11/01/05
Two months after Katrina hit the Gulf coast, the disaster is unending for hundreds of thousands of survivors.