Category: Interviews

MSNBC: Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis interviewed by Lindsey Reiser for the Ali Velshi show

Ali Velshi show with Lindsey Reiser
December 18, 2021

Senator Manchin professes to be a follower of Catholic teachings and yet we are seeing a Senator who has the power to make people’s lives in his state and all across this country better, invest in living wages, invest in a child tax credit, pass voting rights protections and expansion. When you have power and refuse to use it for good, that is sin of the highest nature. This is exactly what the prophets throughout history speak against.

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The GOP’s ‘Rightwing Populism’ Rebrand – Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis interviewed for Citations Needed podcast

In Ep 148 of Citations Needed podcast, “The GOP’s ‘Rightwing Populism’ Rebrand (Part II) – Messaging Wars in ‘White America’,” we examine the power of flattery, the lessons of the Tea Party “movement,” & why activists shouldn’t shy away from the language of morality, with guest Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis.

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Beto O’Rourke and Poor People’s Campaign take the fight for voting rights to the streets in Texas

American Voices on MSNBC
Interview by Alicia Menendez
July 24, 2021

As 50 Texas Democrats remain in Washington. D.C. to block Republicans from passing a restrictive voting bill, former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke is teaming up with the Poor People’s Campaign to organize a Selma-style march urging for federal voting rights legislation from home. O’Rourke and Reverend Liz Theoharis, the co-founder of the Poor People’s Campaign, join American Voices with Alicia Menendez to discuss what’s at stake for Texans and Americans as a whole if lawmakers fail to protect voting rights.

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Rev. Liz Theoharis of Poor People’s Campaign Arrested in Protest over Voting Rights & Infrastructure

Democracy Now!
July 23, 2021

Nearly 100 women from around the United States were arrested outside the Supreme Court as they marked the 173rd anniversary of the first women’s rights convention at Seneca Falls with a protest calling for voting rights and economic justice. We speak with Reverend Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign and one of those who was arrested. She says Congress needs to scrap the filibuster, pass voting rights legislation and pass a “bold infrastructure bill” that addresses economic inequality, as well as the climate. She also discusses the work of her father, historian Athan Theoharis, who recently died after a lengthy career dedicated to exposing FBI misconduct.

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Interview on Sojourner Truth Radio

Sojourner Truth Radio
Interview by Margaret Prescod
September 11, 2020

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, joint coordinator of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, joins us to discuss an upcoming virtual event entitled: “Voting is Power Unleashed.” This, as voters sort the confusion and seeming mystery about how to vote in November. All voters are warned to come up with a plan.

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