#475 : Coronavirus and the crisis of poverty.

Coronavirus and the crisis of poverty.  How to put people over profits. Plus, Bill Press on what we owe our front line workers in the midst of a pandemic.

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Building a moral response to COVID-19.  An extended conversation with Reverend Liz Theoharis, Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Plus Bill Press talks with Marc Perrone, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers.


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Liz Theoharis – Pt. 1

It’s been two years since Reverend William Barber and Reverend Liz Theoharis started  a modern day Poor People’s Campaign to confront the ongoing crisis of poverty in America.  In the midst of a devastating pandemic, that work is even more critical . Reverend Theoharis says if we don’t do more now to help poor people, the entire nation is at greater risk. 

Liz Theoharis – Pt. 2

And now Part Two of our conversation with Reverend Liz Theoharis, Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.

Marc Perrone

Millions of workers are putting themselves at risk to make sure we have food and supplies through this pandemic. Are we doing enough to protect them?

 Bill Press talks with Marc Perrone, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers

Jim Hightower

Wimpy leaders ignore strong people.

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