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Roe doesn’t just protect abortion rights. It’s the keystone that keeps politicians out of the most intimate aspects of our lives.

Roe doesn’t just protect people seeking abortions. The rationale underpinning that ruling protects all of us from government interference in the most intimate areas of our lives: who we love, who we marry, and how and whether we choose to raise a family.

‘Time to Take to the Streets’: Mobilizations Planned as Supreme Court Targets Roe

The push by conservative justices to overturn Roe v. Wade, said one abortion rights advocate, “is giving us an opportunity to show them how ungovernable we will be if they follow through.”

Price Controls Could Tame Inflation

Price controls tend to outrage many economists and business-friendly politicians. But curbing excess profits and making essentials more affordable would be...

Shareholders Target Wall Street Banks With ‘Groundbreaking’ Climate Resolutions

"Investors are saying we can't conduct business in a world that is on fire, that has heatwaves and insufficient water. And I do think companies are beginning...

With Humanity on the Brink, Should We Trust Deterrence Theory or Disarmament?

Humanity should not be held hostage to uncertain, speculative considerations of what exactly will deter nuclear-armed rivals from taking steps that could escalate to Armageddon.

Pentagon Contractors Seizing New Gold Rush to Cash in on the Ukraine Crisis

Even before the war, the Pentagon was slated to receive at least $7.3 trillion over the next decade, more than four times the cost of President Biden’s $1.7 trillion domestic Build Back Better plan, already stymied by members of Congress who labeled it “too expensive” by far.

‘We Won’t Stop’: Climate Scientists Vow to Keep Fighting After Global Mobilization

“Governments have ignored the scientists who’ve warned that we’re heading for catastrophe for decades. That’s why so many are now engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience as a last-ditch effort.”

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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.