PFP supports the Voters Choice Act (S.2939, H.R.5500)

PFP supports the Voters Choice Act (S.2939, H.R.5500)

Peace and Freedom Party had previously voted to support four federal bills regarding three issues that Peace and Freedom Party has supported for y...

PFP supports three US Congressional bills

PFP supports three US Congressional bills

Peace and Freedom Party has voted overwhelmingly to support three pieces of federal legislation – or rather four, as the text of House Resolution ...

PFP’s proposed legislation for introduction in 2022

PFP’s proposed legislation for introduction in 2022

Last year Peace and Freedom Party proposed to members and senators of the state legislature that they introduce legislation in 2021 to provide par...

PFP chair: The Peace and Freedom Party is Pro-Choice!

PFP chair: The Peace and Freedom Party is Pro-Choice!

Peace and Freedom Party is a feminist party and strongly supports a woman’s right to choose. It is her choice regardless of the opinion of the sta...

Peace and Freedom Party Voter Registration Breaks Record

Peace and Freedom Party Voter Registration Breaks Record

Party State Chair Kevin Akin says, “Our numbers have been climbing for years, and it is satisfying to see that they are still going up.  We think ...

Kevin Cooper on the Road to Freedom

Kevin Cooper on the Road to Freedom

Carole Seligman, author of the following piece, is a longtime Peace and Freedom Party registrant who is an anti-death penalty and anti-prison acti...

Thousands in San Francisco Women's March for reproductive rights

Thousands in San Francisco Women's March for reproductive rights

On Saturday, October 2, 2021, hundreds of thousands joined a reported “women’s marches” in a reported 600-plus locations all over the country, pri...

PFP statements to State Assembly on AB 386, AB 446

PFP statements to State Assembly on AB 386, AB 446

Peace and Freedom Party legislative liaison C.T. Weber has publicly commented on behalf of the PFP before California State Assembly committees twi...

Support the Peace and Freedom Party

Support the Peace and Freedom Party

California's socialist and feminist political party urges you to: Register to vote with the Peace and Freedom Party Become a supporting membe...

PFP in Sacramento’s Climate Justice Festival

PFP in Sacramento’s Climate Justice Festival

On Saturday, September 25, our comrades of the Peace & Freedom Party Sacramento chapter joined dozens of other groups at the 2021 Climate Just...

California-based corporations pay less in taxes today than in the 1980s

California-based corporations pay less in taxes today than in the 1980s

The Peace and Freedom Party stands with the slogan "Tax the rich and their corporations." As socialists we want society as a whole to cooperativel...

Peace & Freedom Party wants you!

Peace & Freedom Party wants you!

Do you want to become an active member of the Peace and Freedom Party? Did you miss the chance to run for PFP Central Committee in the March 3, 20...

09-Oct-2021 By DavidL

Peace and Freedom Party Voter Registration Breaks Record

Party State Chair Kevin Akin says, “Our numbers have been climbing for years, and it is satisfying to see that they are still going up.  We think that more new voters have been checking us out online, and our forthright advocacy of socialism is appealing to more and m

18-Mar-2021

PFP Positions on Legislation, 2021-2022

The Peace and Freedom Party has taken/will be taking positions for or against a number of bills in the 2021-2022 session of the California legislature; the party is also watching the progression of several other bills

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The Peace and Freedom Party, born from the civil rights and anti-war movements of the 1960s, is committed to socialism, democracy, ecology, feminism, racial equality, and internationalism.

The opening sentence of the Party platform has provoked questions such as, “Why are you for socialism?” or “What is socialism?” The answer is not simple, because the Peace and Freedom Party is a ‘multi-tendency’ party.” People from different organizations, as well as those without other affiliation, can be members of the Peace and Freedom Party.

We asked members of the PFP to provide their definition of socialism, both to answer the question and to illustrate the range of opinions within the party and the Socialist movement in general. Below runs the fifth short essay in our continuing series, “What is Socialism?”

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Providing for human needs is an essential feature of a socialist system, but achieving socialism entails a lot more. Some capitalist countries have free education, healthcare, and childcare. Their workers enjoy long vacations and adequate break time. Such governments are called “welfare states,” although their workers organized to achieve a decent standard of living and created the wealth to fund them.

Under capitalism, industries, resources, and financial institutions are privately-owned and run from the top down. To survive, capitalist enterprises must constantly increase profits. As companies become more intertwined in the global marketplace, the profit-driven system’s demands clash with efforts by the workers to sustain their gains.

Capitalist exploitation of people and resources go hand in hand with military invasions, disrupting societies worldwide. And the market cannot seriously address the environmental consequences of reckless development, despite attempts like “cap and trade.”

Under socialism, the whole society is owner (or caretaker) of natural resources, industry and institutions. All are equal members and take part in a democratic system which provides for basic needs and respects the rights of all. We need a change of consciousness and a lot of cooperation to create a socialist society, but it is imperative.

–written by Marsha Feinland

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16-Mar-2021

Peace and Freedom Party opposes recall of Newsom

On Saturday March 13, the California State Central Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party voted to oppose the recall against Governor Gavin Newsom. State Chair Kevin

In California, voter registration is very important to political parties. The very existence of a political party as “ballot-qualified” is determined by the number of votes its statewide candidates receive or by the number of voters registered with the party. As the only feminist socialist political party on the California ballot, it is imperative that the Peace and Freedom Party continues as a qualified party.

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