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  • January 20, 2015

    Campaigns such as San Francisco’s Retail Workers Bill of Rights have the potential to set workers up for more transformational fights, making bolder demands that confront corporate power and fight poverty and inequality. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2015

    The President’s meeting with native teenagers made him “tear up in the Oval Office.” His new agenda to help better their lives is huge step for low-income tribal communities across the country. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2015 | Perspectives

    There is a widely-held myth constructed by the right that the people who struggle to make ends meet don’t want to work. But in reality, people are working harder and harder for less and less. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2015 | Updated January 28, 2015

    Every day, visit to discover a new action you can take to help turn the tide in the fight against poverty. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2015

    TalkPoverty highlights the best 20 stories and op-eds that drew attention to critical but under-reported issues in America in the the past year. Continue reading

  • January 18, 2015

    Can American history teach us anything about how to eradicate economic inequality? A historian takes a look back at Martin Luther King Jr.’s unfinished Poor People’s Campaign. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2015

    World leaders turned out for Sunday’s march in Paris, but when it comes to freedom of the press at home, they’ve got a lot to answer for. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2015

    Expanding on a chat earlier in the week, Bill offers his views on the Oscar-nominated film and the inaccuracies in its portrayal of President Lyndon B. Johnson. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2015

    Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo is passionate about standing up for a sustainable world, even when what’s required is “extremely scary.” Continue reading

  • January 14, 2015

    In an online live chat, Bill talks about what everyday individuals need to do to fight against the powers that be, the historical inaccuracies in the film ‘Selma’ and much more. Continue reading