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Israel Threatens ‘Severe Consequences’ for Nations Who Recognize Palestine

Israel’s National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir condemned the move Wednesday and said the response from Israel would be to intensify its operations in Gaza

Webinar 5/30: The Disastrous Role of the U.S. in Haiti

While Haitian grassroots organizations have demanded a people’s transitional government, the U.S. is once again attempting to control and manipulate the process in order to maintain elite rule in Haiti.

US Oligarchs Started One Civil War — and They Could Do It Again

What we are watching is the final stage of the 40-year neoliberal transition of our nation from a forward-looking and still-evolving democratic republic into a white supremacist ethnostate ruled by a small group of fascist oligarchs.

DeSantis says he’s ‘restoring sanity’ by erasing climate change from Florida laws

With rising temperatures, flooding on sunny days, and toxic algae blooms, Floridians recognize that something’s amiss. Ninety percent of Florida residents...

Video: Paul George Speaks on Project 2025

Paul George, Director of Peninsula Peace and Justice Center, speaks about a massive conservative / right-wing plan to utterly transform the U.S. government.

The Journalists of Gaza Taught the World Why Outrage and Protest Were Required

Between October 7, 2023, and May 6, 2024, 142 Palestinian journalists in Gaza were killed in Israeli bombardment, assassinated or executed. It is higher than the total number of journalists killed in World War II and the Vietnam wars combined.

Record 76 Million Internally Displaced in 2023, Largely Due to Violence

“We have never, ever recorded so many people forced away from their homes and communities,” one expert said. “It is a damning verdict on the failures of conflict prevention and peacemaking.”

Citing Ethnic Cleansing, US Army Major Resigns Over Israel’s Assault on Gaza

“At some point—whatever the justification—you’re either advancing a policy that advances the mass starvation of children, or you’re not,” Army Maj. Harrison Mann wrote in his resignation letter.

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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.