WATCH: Poor People’s Campaign Week 5 kicks off in Jefferson City, MO

Week 5 of the Poor People’s Campaign starts today with actions happening in dozens of cities across the country. Everybody’s got the right to live — and we’re coming together to demand $15/hr and the right for workers to come together and form unions without fear of retaliation.

Truthdig’s Michael Nigro was on the ground as the wave of actions kicked off in Jefferson City, MO, covering the protests and arrests as they happened.

Check out the livestream here: