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With its broad sweep, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us into an unprecedented national emergency. This emergency, however, results from a deeper and much longer term crisis — that of poverty and inequality, and of a society that ignores the needs of 140 million people who are poor or a $400 emergency away from being poor.
Watch the discussion Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 PT between Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis with MoveOn about a Moral Response to the dual crises of Pandemic and Poverty. And sign on to the Poor People’s Campaign’s demands in response to COVID-19 here.