Peninsula Activist News

Project 2025: Blueprint for Authoritarian Rule (Zoom Talk)

Over 100 right-wing organizations have combined forces to create a step-by-step plan to vastly increase the powers of the presidency upon the election of a conservative president, whether it’s Trump or someone else

US Tax Day Campaign Urges Congress to Stop Arming Israel’s Genocide in Gaza

American Friends Service Committee said it seeks to highlight how U.S. taxpayer dollars “are misused to fund war and militarism instead of life-sustaining programs.”

IDF Allowed 100 Civilian Deaths for Every Hamas Official Targeted by Error-Prone AI System

According to sources, the IDF decided in the early weeks of the war that “for every junior Hamas operative that the AI marked, it was permissible to kill up to 15 or 20 civilians.” For senior Hamas officials that were targeted, the army authorized the killing of more than 100 civilians.

Action Alert: Say NO to Military Draft Registration

Tell the California Senate: Vote NO on SB1081 - Military Draft Registration Sign the Petition A bill currently in California's legislature would automatically...

To get a stethoscope into Gaza you needed to buy a TV

Today, there is no functional medical infrastructure to speak of in Gaza. The Israeli occupation has targeted hospitals, ambulances, and roads, devastating the healthcare system.

“Make War Visible… and End It” • A Zoom Teach-In

Norman Solomon, a highly respected media critic, will discuss media barriers to antiwar activists getting their message out to the public, and what can be done to get past those obstacles to reach the public.

We Need a “Marshall Plan” for Public Media

Local news is too important for our democracy to live and die by ad dollars or fundraising. Public funding could help.

Gazans Are Starving – Don’t Cut Aid Now

Thousands of Palestinians — especially babies, children, pregnant women, and the elderly — will die as a result of these cuts. The U.S. must restore UNRWA’s funding.

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The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center is the area’s leading grassroots voice for peace, justice & human rights.

“The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center has been one of the most effective of the activist groups.” – Prof. Noam Chomsky

We believe democracy occurs every day – when people actively participate. Based in Palo Alto, we present the world’s leading progressive speakers, produce a free monthly forum, and when needed, organize demonstrations, vigils, and petition campaigns. Since 1981, we’ve been the local face of effective grassroots action.