Peninsula Activist News

The Pentagon just can’t pass an audit

Conservative lawmakers calling for cuts should start with the agency that can’t account for $1.9 trillion — not the programs Americans rely on.

Gaza Reading Room: News, Analysis, Background

11/24 Update: The humanitarian pause in Gaza proves diplomacy works. Now we need a real ceasefire.

Netanyahu Says He Is ‘Only One Who Will Prevent a Palestinian State’

Netanyahu’s remarks fly in the face of the Biden administration’s continued push for a two-state solution as the “only way to guarantee the long-term security of both the Israeli and the Palestinian people.”

[Action Alert] Tell Congress: Make the Gaza ‘Pause’ Permanent

PPJC has drafted a letter to our elected officials. We urge you to raise your voice at this critical time.

‘Biggest Ever Global Strike Against Amazon’ Kicks Off on Black Friday

Amazon workers and allies in dozens of countries around the world took to the streets Friday to protest the e-commerce behemoth’s atrocious working conditions, low pay, and union busting.

Corporate America Just Threw A Party Celebrating Tax Cuts For The Ultrarich

Just hours after avoiding a shutdown, tax policy wonks, lawmakers, and staff, polished their shoes, pressed their tuxedos, and attended “Tax Prom,” an annual fundraiser to support the anti-tax Tax Foundation.

The world is careening toward 3 degrees of warming, UN says ahead of climate conference

“Countries are getting closer to actually achieving the goals they set out. That’s the good news. The bad news is those goals are not sufficient. They’re just not ambitious enough to limit warming to 1.5 degrees.”

Palestinians have filed a major lawsuit against U.S. funding for Israel’s assault on Gaza

Represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the plaintiffs include Palestinians who have collectively lost at least 116 family members to U.S.-funded Israeli military attacks.

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