Thursday July 16, 2020
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Poor People's Movements

Naomi Nakamura | United States | 1/01/03
In 1967, exactly one year before Dr. King was assassinated, he made an impassioned plea to stop the War in Vietnam. “Somehow this madness must cease. We...
Naomi Nakamura | United States | 1/01/03
The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been a national holiday for the last twenty years. It is a time to remember his life, to reflect on the...
Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 12/11/02
The Welfare Rights Committee and community supporters went to Governor Ventura's office, Nov. 21, to picket and demand that the he stop the scheduled...
Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 10/01/02
"Not one dime in cuts to poor and working people! Make the rich pay for the budget crisis!" is the rallying cry of Minnesota's low-income...
Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 5/31/02
"We call it the 'Mother's Day Massacre,'" said Trishalla Bell, of the Welfare Rights Committee
Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/02
The Welfare Rights Committee has taken to the airwaves (and cable networks) to pound anti-poor politicians.
Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/02
"Tell the monsters to come out. They want to tell those monsters how angry they are," said Ya Vang, Hmong interpreter for the Welfare Rights...
Fight Back! Editors | United States | 2/01/02
Make no mistake about it: the Bush administration is waging a war at home and abroad.
Kim DeFranco | Minneapolis, MN | 12/12/01
The Minnesota Welfare Rights Coalition held an historic Emergency Summit here, Dec. 8, to stop the time limits on public assistance.
Linden Gawboy | St. Paul, MN | 5/07/01
"House Republicans! We're at your door! Stop stealing from the poor!" chanted more than 150 low-income people, outside the doors to the...