Poor People’s Campaign

Developing a Moral Budget for Massachusetts

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

Congress is currently debating a discretionary budget which spends more than 50% of our income tax dollars on endless wars, nuclear weapons upgrades, foreign military bases, and other Pentagon accounts. Financing this will require cutting major programs funding human and environmental needs. The alternatives are …

It was an ordinary spring afternoon in mid-April, the day after the Boston Marathon. The city was recovering from its annual spectacle, and my preschool-aged son and I were on the Red Line train on our way home. He laughed as he played with my …

Truth & Poverty “Spill the Tea” Tour

April 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Real National Emergency: Truth & Poverty “Spill the Tea” Tour! Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Greater Boston — The Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival will take the movement to the streets for the Greater Boston …

Rally to Fight Poverty Not the Poor

June 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

In the face of systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation, war economy/militarism, and distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism— We must engage in mass nonviolent moral direct action. We must have mass voter registration and mobilization. And we must engage in mass power building in …

Next week, we’ll be tackling our Week Four theme, The Right To Health and a Healthy Planet: Ecological Devastation and Health Care. We’ll be kicking that off with a rally in Springfield, MA on June 4. Springfield was recently named the most challenging city in …

Memorial Day and the War Economy

May 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remarks delivered at the Veterans War Economy Encampment, May 29, 2018.  Watch this talk on video: Part 1 and Part 2  We all know that most of the giant corporations that dominate the economy pay few if any taxes. That means that we the people pay. The …

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