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Humanity’s Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Humanity’s Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

By Robert Dodge Sunday marked the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. This 8th year commemorating the day was declared by the United Nations as a way of bringing about...

Mobilize On October 2! Defend Our Reproductive Rights

Mobilize On October 2! Defend Our Reproductive Rights

Saturday, October 2 Gateway Park, El Camino & Castro, Mountain View 12:00 Noon - Gather and March 12:30 p.m. - Reproductive Rights Rally RSVP Emcee: Judge LaDoris Cordell Mountain View Mayor...

Petition: Keep Mountain View’s Castro Street Walkable

Petition: Keep Mountain View’s Castro Street Walkable

by Balanced Mountain View Downtown Mountain View is the heartbeat of our city. People from up and down the Peninsula, as well as from Mountain View, come to our Performing Arts Center, our downtown...

Recommended Reading for Sept. 9

Recommended Reading for Sept. 9

Texas’s New Law Is The Climax Of A Record-Shattering Year For Voting Restrictions • The Decline and Fall of the Roman… Whoops!… American Empire • Republicans Are from Mars   Texas’s New Law Is...

Recommended Reading for Sept. 8

Recommended Reading for Sept. 8

Be Your Own Boss: More Co-op Businesses Are Returning Workers’ Power • Polluters Are Trying to Ensure They’re Never Held Responsible for Climate Change by Walker Bragman • Medicare’s benefits are...

Good Reads for Sept. 7

Good Reads for Sept. 7

Infrastructure Summer: Joe Manchin’s Symphony of Disingenuousness • Imagine If We Had Spent the Last 20 Years Fighting Climate Change Instead of the War on Terror • The Gatekeepers: How SoCal Cities...

Focus: Reaction to the Supreme Court

Focus: Reaction to the Supreme Court

In the Dead of Night, the Supreme Court Proved It Has Too Much Power • Sotomayor’s Defiant Dissent • The Texas Abortion Ban Is Just the Beginning   In the Dead of Night, the Supreme Court...

Focus: Kevin McCarthy’s Threats Over 1/6 Investigation

Focus: Kevin McCarthy’s Threats Over 1/6 Investigation

Kevin McCarthy keeps revealing how ugly a GOP House would be • What's behind McCarthy's veiled threat over Jan. 6 probe? • Video: ‘He’s scared’: Schiff on McCarthy reaction to Jan. 6 panel’s records...

Focus: Supreme Court & Roe v Wade

Focus: Supreme Court & Roe v Wade

Starting Tomorrow, Roe v. Wade Will Functionally Cease to Exist in Texas • An alarming new Supreme Court case could unravel Roe v. Wade as soon as Tuesday night • SCOTUS Could De Facto Overturn Roe...

Focus: Afghanistan

Focus: Afghanistan

Biden Deserves Credit, Not Blame, for Afghanistan • For Two Decades, Americans Told One Lie After Another About What They Were Doing in Afghanistan • Afghan Crisis Must End America’s Empire of War,...

Free Forum: Haiti in Crisis

Free Forum: Haiti in Crisis

HAITI IN CRISIS   This time the U.S. should listen to the people of Haiti, not the powerful   Free Forum/ Zoom Webinar Wednesday, July 21, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. RSVP (Not required, but greatly...

Activist Café

Activist Café

Activist Café A social get-together on Zoom Wednesday, July 14 6:00 - 7:30 PM Register in advance for this meeting (required) After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing...

Author Interview: Disturbing the War with Lenny Siegel

Author Interview: Disturbing the War with Lenny Siegel

Local activist and former Mountain View mayor Lenny Siegel tells the inside story of the Stanford anti-war student movement Author Interview / Free Forum DISTURBING the WAR The Inside Story of the...

The Other America: MLK Jr. at Stanford Univ. 1967

The Other America: MLK Jr. at Stanford Univ. 1967

“If we spend thirty-five billion dollars a year to fight an ill-conceived war in Vietnam and twenty billion dollars to put a man on the moon, we can spend billions of dollars to put God's children...

“Joe Biden and …” – A Special Webinar Series

“Joe Biden and …” – A Special Webinar Series

A special series of Zoom Webinars looking at major issue areas and examining how the new president might address them, hosted by PPJC Director Emeritus Paul George Joe Biden and the Middle East...

The People’s Bailout!

The People’s Bailout!

We Need The People’s Bailout! June 1st, 2020 We need a swift, inclusive bailout, by and for the people. As the COVID-19 crisis ravages the globe and impacts the health and stability of our...

Video: Haiti – Ten Years After the Earthquake

Video: Haiti – Ten Years After the Earthquake

Pierre Labossiere - Haiti Action Committee and Haiti Emergency Relief Fund Sophia Zhang - Los Altos High School Haiti Solidarity Club Paul George (Host) - Peninsula Peace and Justice Center director...

Video: Impeachment 101

Video: Impeachment 101

A conversation with JANE CURRY - Prof. of Political Science, Santa Clara Univ. MATTHEW HARRIGAN - Lecturer in Political Science, Santa...