Poor People’s Campaign exceeds 5 million voter goal, won’t stop / by Mark Gruenberg

JACKSON, Miss.—The Poor People’s Campaign has exceeded its national goal of reaching five million low-income and low-propensity voters, co-chairs the Revs. William Barber II and Liz Theoharis announced on Oct. 30. And it isn’t going to stop there. Instead, the drive scheduled a big boost with a National Virtual Get Out the Vote rally, scheduledContinue reading “Poor People’s Campaign exceeds 5 million voter goal, won’t stop / by Mark Gruenberg”

Right-wing Supreme Court targets women with Roe v. Wade reversal / John Wojcik

A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court, early Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Washington. A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide. | Alex Brandon / AP The SupremeContinue reading “Right-wing Supreme Court targets women with Roe v. Wade reversal / John Wojcik”

Progressive Coalition Campaigning in Colombia Promises Real Change / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

Historic Pact confirms Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez presidential ticket in Colombia | Peoples Dispatch In Colombia Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez on March 24 registered as presidential and vice-presidential candidates, respectively, for elections taking place on May 29. On behalf of the Historic Pact coalition, Petro stated that, “today is the first day ofContinue reading “Progressive Coalition Campaigning in Colombia Promises Real Change / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”