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55 Years After the Launch of the Poor People’s Campaign, Taking Stock of Interlocking Injustices

Sarah Anderson:  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders launched a Poor People’s Campaign in 1968 to tackle what he called the “Triplets of Evil” — systemic racism, poverty, and militarism.  …   indicators, from voting rights to mass incarceration to wealth inequality, these systemic problems had deepened since 1968. … Pandemic relief policies temporarily lifted the load of poverty, proving that poverty in the richest country in the world is a policy choice. …We all do better when we all do better… Read here