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‘Poverty Is Violence!’ Thousands of Demonstrators in DC Demand Economic Justice

Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams Led by the Poor People’s Campaign, advocacy groups and low-income individuals gathered in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to demand that policymakers “fight poverty, not the poor.” “We are the 140 million poor and low-wealth people, standing together to declare we won’t be silent anymore,” said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the campaign. …

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