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Southern Workers Defy History by Unionizing
Many corporations choose to locate in the South because low union density enables them to pay poor wages. But now, worker power is spreading across numerous industries in the South.
This Pride Month Let’s Remember: Corporations Are Not Allies
Target’s capitulation to homophobes and transphobes is a testament to the dangers of relying on corporations to uphold social justice.
Memorial Day Should Be a Solemn Occasion to Value Peace
We are not in a conventional shooting war, but we are behaving as though we don’t care if we fall into one. Our men and women in uniform deserve better.
Report Shows How $1.1 Trillion in Annual US Militarized Spending Is Crushing Society
The same legislators demanding billions in discretionary savings have vowed to exempt militarized spending from any cuts.
More than two dozen cities and states are suing Big Oil over climate change – they just got a boost from the US Supreme Court
At stake in all of these cases is who pays for the staggering cost of a changing climate. The plaintiffs accuse the companies of lying to the public about their products’ risks.
‘Mistaken, misread, misquoted, mislabeled, and mis-spoken’ – what Woody Guthrie wrote about the national debt debate in Congress during the Depression
He compared their debates to “hearin’ the hens a cacklin’ – and a runnin’ out to the barn.” Despite the scene’s being “loud, noisy, and plenty entertaining,” the result was “no eggs.”
Billionaires Spent Over $1 Billion on 2022 Elections—More Than Any Year in US History
Billionaires spending a billion dollars on a shopping spree for democracy should wake us all up to the threat
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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.