Liz Theoharis

Liz Theoharis, a TomDispatch regular, is a theologian, ordained minister, and anti-poverty activist. Co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, she is the author of Always With Us? What Jesus Really Said About the Poor and We Cry Justice: Reading the Bible with the Poor People’s Campaign. Follow her on Twitter at @liztheo.

The Great Unwinding

Change Is Coming Soon

America’s War Economy and the Urgent Call for Peace in the Middle East

Abandoning the Poor

Lessons for Moral Standard-Bearers in a Sick Society

A World Fragmented by Inequality

Everybody In, Nobody Out

No More Sacrifices

Controlling Bodies and Subverting Democracy

The Poor at the Crossroads

Joe Manchin’s America: the Resurgence of the “Culture of Poverty” Debate

Confronting Christian Nationalism in the Spirit of Desmond Tutu

Lifting From the Bottom So Everyone Can Rise

Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic

Generations of Struggle: Lessons on Defending Democracy

Have We Entered America’s Third Era of Reconstruction?

The Fierce Prophetic Vision of Poor Women

Living in a Country Haunted by Death

Whose Rights Matter in Pandemic America?

Pandemic Lessons for the Rest of Us

The New Politics of the Poor in Joe Biden’s (and Mitch McConnell’s) USA

The Rise of Christian Nationalism in America

The Poetry of a Movement to Change This Country

Organizing the Rich or the Poor? Which America Will Be Ours After the Pandemic?

Don’t Let the Politicians Divide Us During This Crisis

Inequality and the Coronavirus: How to Destroy American Society From the Top Down