Poor People’s campaign

What Does Low Unemployment Rate Mean When Most Jobs Created Are Low Wage?

What Does Low Unemployment Rate Mean When Most Jobs Created Are Low Wage?

October 11, 2018

3.9% Unemployment rate with almost half of new jobs low wage no benefits. And how many stopped looking for work? Saurav Sarkar of the Institute for Policy Studies discusses what’s behind the numbers

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show

June 25, 2018

Eze and Khalilah talk about the week’s Baltimore stories which include a conversation with a mother whose son she says was murdered by a police officer in 2006, the end of the Poor People’s Campaign, and Maryland’s Democratic primary races on Tuesday

Poor People’s Campaign Culminates 40 Days of Action in DC

June 24, 2018

Activists gathered from across the US in Washington DC to cap off 40 days of action for the Poor People’s Campaign. TRNN’s Eddie Conway reports from the rally and from labor protest at George Washington University

The New Poor People’s Campaign Continues the Work of the Civil Rights Movement

June 22, 2018

Poverty, racism, and militarism were the triple evils Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. organized against in the 1960s. Today’s Poor People’s Campaign is committed to eliminating these global problems by focusing on their root causes

Economic Update: Standing Up

June 18, 2018

This week: Updates on China’s growing life expectancy; Ireland’s vote on abortion; the reality of unemployment in the U.S.; why Amazon offers a “quitting” bonus; Johnson and Johnson putting profits before public health; die-ins at Publix succeed; Macron gets union backlash; Poor People’s Campaign exposes US poverty; Canada joins the race to the bottom; and…

Rev. Barber and Rev. Liz Theoharis Arrested in DC

June 15, 2018

In Baltimore, Fight for $15 is at the forefront of the 5th consecutive week of the Poor People’s Campaign that will culminate in Washington DC next Saturday, June 23

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: June 8, 2018

June 9, 2018

Guest hosts Dr. Khalilah Harris and Will Arenas sit down with Eze to discuss candidates running and issues arising in the 2018 MD Democratic Primary, the fourth week of the Poor People’s Campaign, a coming Real News town hall on education in Baltimore, and more

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: June 1, 2018

June 7, 2018

Eze and Baynard discuss TRNN’s recent stories. Eddie Conway continues follow up with the Poor People’s Campaign, Baynard interviews Author Alex Vitale about his new book “The End of Policing”, Dharna Noor’s coverage of the Ellicott City flooding, the great grand daughter of Henrietta Lacks continues her legacy and more

Poor People’s Campaign Hits Maryland Capitol for Fourth Straight Week

June 6, 2018

For the fourth consecutive week, poor people, clergy and advocates will return to Annapolis as their historic reignition of the Poor People’s Campaign this week demands lawmakers ensure everyone in Maryland has the right to healthy communities and a clean environment

Poor People's Movement Continues Wave of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Poor People’s Movement Continues Wave of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

May 22, 2018

Protesters demand sweeping overhaul of nation’s voting rights laws, policies to address poverty, ecological devastation, and the war economy