Peninsula Activist News

Video: Banned Books Week – A Conversation

In recognition of Banned Books Week and the ever-growing calls for unbridled censorship spreading across the country, we spoke with booksellers Craig and Derrick

Banned Books Week

“Just about every book we sell has been banned somewhere,” say our guests.

Webinar: The Climate Legislation – An Analysis

In this edition of Other Voices Online we’ll take a deep dive into the climate legislation: what’s in it, what isn’t in it, and what still needs to be done?

Video: Pride Under Attack as Far Right Stokes the Culture Wars

It is abundantly clear that the far-right will try to make the so-called “culture wars” a main element of the 2022 elections.

Can President Biden Make Lemonade out of Lemons on his Middle East Jaunt?

Depicting the trip as an “all is well” jaunt ignores persistent problems that require bold leadership and new thinking. Can he make lemonade out of lemons? Will he try?

AOC, Lieu to Senate Dems: Say on the Record Whether Gorsuch and Kavanaugh Lied

“We cannot allow Supreme Court nominees lying and/or misleading the Senate under oath to go unanswered,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

‘What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?’ by Frederick Douglass

O! had I the ability, and could I reach the nation’s ear, I would, to-day, pour out a fiery stream of biting ridicule, blasting reproach, withering sarcasm, and stern rebuke.

Webinar 6/29: Pride Under Attack

It is abundantly clear that the far-right (ie the GOP) will try to make the so-called “culture wars” a main element of the 2022 elections.

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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.