Thursday October 28, 2021
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Poor People's Movements

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...
Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/01
Members of the Welfare Rights Committee construct "Venturaville" out of cardboard boxes and tarps, in front of Governor Jesse Ventura's...
Deb Konechne | St. Paul, MN | 4/02/01
In a nationally unprecedented move, a bill to repeal the time limit on welfare was introduced at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Michael Wood | St. Paul, MN | 2/01/01
"We are here at the state capitol demanding that this government stop attacking the poor! We are here to demand an end to the 5-year lifetime limit...
Deb Konechne | Minneapolis, MN | 12/27/00
November 19, poor families and members of the Welfare Rights Committee flooded into the Hennepin County Government Center to confront the heads of welfare...
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