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'Time for a Moral Confrontation': Poor People's Campaign Launches With Local Rallies Nationwide


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'Time for a Moral Confrontation': Poor People's Campaign Launches With Local Rallies Nationwide

Julia Conley, staff writer

Aiming to continue the work that Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was doing when he was assassinated 50 years ago, a new Poor People's Campaign officially launched on Monday with advocates for economic justice rallying in Washington, D.C. and more than 30 state capitols nationwide.


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For six Mondays, 40 days - over 39 state capitol cities, plus D.C., every Monday at 2pm ET begins with people (in each state capitol city simultaneously) giving their personal story - followed by a march. This week’s theme is Children, Women and the Disabled - how they are treated by our corporate government, especially lack of healthcare and $15 / hr union jobs. Live stream in D.C. - here: https://www.breachrepairers.org/trainingsandevents

To be said as one complete thought: The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

ROCKS! Then after 40 days, a several year-long Movement!


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Down with Elitist Governance.

It doesn’t represent standard Ethical and Moral values.

It doesn’t represent me.

Most likely, it doesn’t represent you too.


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Revs. Barber and Theoharis were on Democracy Now! today here: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/5/14/its_time_for_moral_confrontation_new

Rev. Barber said, “Over 30 states,” in his monologue. So, I guess the exact number, whether 39, 40 or other will remain fluid until further events unfold. Also, homelessness was addressed and the fact that appx. 5,000 of every million citizens who lost healthcare (in those states that refused Medicaid expansion) will die, according to a fact-checked audit entitled “The Souls of Poor Folk.” - http://www.ips-dc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/PPC-Audit-Full-410835a.pdf


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Rev. Barber calls “them” gangsters - the “elitists” who said, “No!” to Medicaid expansion. The state of West Virginia’s republican-controlled government who gave into its teachers’ demands for raises, but cynically cut healthcare to children and food stamps to pay for it! These coming months, and I believe years, will be smokin’, BAYBEEEE! In my lifetime! I get to witness and participate in a Grand Moral Revival and Awakening that has its roots in People becoming aware their temporary “consumerism” amnesia and got back in touch with their human nature - the ability to cry over somebody else - that they did not personally lknow - being hurt!


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Mobster Dumpf cares nothing about the poor obviously. His 2020 campaign slogan “Keep America Great” means the poor will continue to become poorer while the corporate fascists pick the bones clean from the impoverished, gangland mafia style. The hyper militarized police state wait for their attack orders. Another China or India degraded shithole for the poor is nearer than many think.


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Correction: not 2pm ET - but 2pm local time. Sorry. Thanks to Julia for posting this! It is being buried in MSM big time. MLK only started with 50 folks!


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Hail Kim Jong un! Offers salvation from tyrannical western pig-faced liars dimwits gun-totin ruffians later regret. OMG. The horror. Our world under Trumpisticismical absurdasities. Exit Stage Right. Divest fossil fuel.


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HERE IS THE LIVE STREAM VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/anewppc/videos/vb.873203482775828/1690567784372723/?type=2&theater

For fb avoiders like myself: As fast as you can:
Click start arrow and “full screen”.

THIS VID ROCKS!


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Changing Congress would be a good place to start in 2018 if you are interested in putting a check on stuff like this:

https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2018/05/medicaid-work-requirements-and-the-politics-of-whiteness/

The thing is, this is what a lot of Trump voters wanted, for white people to get theirs.


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For starters, these ignorant authors need to understand that the U.S. is not a “democracy”; It’s an oligarchy; It’s a racist, fascist, terroristic, militaristic state. As The Saker wrote in The Warmakers, May 4, 2018:

But the problem is that Israel has now fully subjugated all the branches of the US government to its agents (the Neocons) and that they now run everything: from the two branches of the Uniparty to Congress, to the media and, now that Trump has abjectly caved in to all their demands, they also run the White House. They apparently also run the CIA, but there still might be some resistance to their lunacy in the Pentagon. The USA is now quite literally run by a Zionist Occupation Government, no doubt about it whatsoever.


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Hundreds Arrested in D.C.! Thousands across the country! https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/14/poor-peoples-campaign-arrests-martin-luther-king