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The Illegal Invasion of Iraq: Never Forget

The Illegal Invasion of Iraq: Never Forget

George W. Bush is being reanimated as a folksy painter instead of brought to account for his administration's war crimes. By Lisa Ling and Clare Bayard How did we get here? 20 years after the...

The Rail Unions Warned Us: Greed Is Dangerous

The Rail Unions Warned Us: Greed Is Dangerous

Following multiple, dangerous derailments across the country, those working the railroad have a solution to the nation's rail crisis: public ownership. By Rebekah Entralgo Inequality.org The toxic...

Calling a Fascist a Fascist Is Descriptive—Not a Slur

Calling a Fascist a Fascist Is Descriptive—Not a Slur

Our media and politicians need to figure out that it’s not a slur to call a fascist a fascist. It’s merely descriptive. We must start explicitly calling out fascist behavior before it’s too late. By...

The Clearest Case for Taxing Billionaires Yet

The Clearest Case for Taxing Billionaires Yet

Last year, the world’s wealthiest lost billions and didn’t suffer one bit. They wouldn’t suffer if they had to pay their fair share of taxes either. By Sam Pizzigati Sometimes the daily news about...

Courts Will Hear Groundbreaking Climate Cases in 2023

Courts Will Hear Groundbreaking Climate Cases in 2023

From Australia to the EU to the U.S., governments will be on trial as courts focus on climate By Dana Drugmand Courts are becoming a critically important arena for addressing issues of justice and...

A Year of Global Displacement

A Year of Global Displacement

This year’s record-breaking global displacement crisis calls for immigration policies that reflect our humanity, not cruelty By Farrah Hassen Department of Political Science, Cal Poly Pomona This...

Congress: Fund the Fight Against Union Busting

Congress: Fund the Fight Against Union Busting

The National Labor Relations Board makes sure employers follow the rules when workers organize, but its resources are stretched too thin By Tom Conway International President, United Steelworkers...

Community-based activism … It’s what we do.

Community-based activism … It’s what we do.

DONATE TODAY For 40 years now, Peninsula Peace and Justice Center has been the local face of the peace and justice movement. Our progressive, grassroots activism is focused on providing local...

Glenda Jones: Artist As Activist

Glenda Jones: Artist As Activist

Thursday, December 1, 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Zoom Meeting Registration Required - Register Now Glenda Jones, a local activist and longtime volunteer for PPJC, has provided artwork for a broad array of...

How Low-Income Voters Shaped the Midterm Elections

How Low-Income Voters Shaped the Midterm Elections

Americans across the spectrum voted to raise wages, expand health care, and protect abortion rights. These issues have a common thread. By Shailly Gupta Barnes Poor People’s Campaign The midterm...

Four signs of progress at the UN climate change summit

Four signs of progress at the UN climate change summit

The pathway forward for ramping up climate finance to help low-income countries adapt to climate change and transition to clean energy is becoming clearer. Rachel Kyte, Tufts University Something...