PFP at PPC’s Fight Poverty Not the Poor event

PFP at PPC’s Fight Poverty Not the Poor event

On Sunday, October 30, the Poor People’s Campaign-sponsored event Fight Poverty Not the Poor in Sacramento. Three Peace & Freedom Party comra...

43rd annual Take Back the Night rally held in California capital

43rd annual Take Back the Night rally held in California capital

On the evening of October 15, 20 cosponsoring organizations, including the Peace & Freedom Party of Sacramento County central committee and fr...

PFP joins 1,000 UC workers in Oakland action

PFP joins 1,000 UC workers in Oakland action

Over one thousand University of California academic workers gathered in Oakland’s Snow Park on November 28, 2022, and marched to the office of the...

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...

Stand with University of California academic workers!

Stand with University of California academic workers!

Tens of thousands of University of California academic workers have authorized the historic multi-unit and statewide strike which began today, Mon...

PFP Chair: Peace is the Immediate Need in Ukraine

PFP Chair: Peace is the Immediate Need in Ukraine

Since its foundation 54 years ago, the Peace and Freedom has advocated for removal of US troops from foreign countries, for an end to the transfer...

Los Angeles PFP in Downey Tenants Union protest

Los Angeles PFP in Downey Tenants Union protest

The Peace & Freedom Party of Los Angeles was invited by our friends at the Downey Tenants Union to protests a fundraiser for Downey mayor Blan...

The Internationale

The Internationale

The Internationale is traditionally sung at the close of each meeting of the State Central Committee. Though there are many versions of this song ...

It’s Not Just Six Republicans: Abolish the Supreme Court!

It’s Not Just Six Republicans: Abolish the Supreme Court!

This article is an opinion piece written by a frequent Peace &Fr eedom Party voter. While many of us agree substantially with the content, the...

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...

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 chair: POTUS, bipartisan support sell out railroad workers

PFP chair: POTUS, bipartisan support sell out railroad workers

The recent bipartisan vote on the railroad contract makes it crystal clear which side the “major” parties are on. On Thursday, December 1, 2022, t...

Elections & Campaigns

01-Nov-2022 By DavidL

Election 2022: PFP recommendations on ballot propositions

A number of ballot propositions will be voted upon by Californians in the upcoming state election in November. The Peace & Freedom Party recommends the following for voting on these propositions. For a more detailed description of PFP’s stand on each of these prop

Legislation

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 so-cialism?” 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 sixth and final (for now) short essay in our series, “What is Socialism?”

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Socialism is an economic system in which the whole society owns all of the major industries, natural resources, and financial institutions. A socialist economy is run democratically, unlike a capitalist system in which a few rich owners make the decisions. In a socialist society everyone is an equal member and takes part in making the decisions that any society needs to make. The goal of a socialist society is for the workers to receive the full payment for their work, and for everyone to have a decent, rewarding life.

We are socialists because we see the problems that capitalism creates, and we believe they cannot be fixed without replacing capitalism with a better system that is not guided by greed and is not founded on exploitation. Socialism, with its emphasis on cooperation and equality, is that system.

–written by John Reiger

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15-Aug-2022 By DavidL

Resolution on FBI raid of African People’s Socialist Party

The following Peace and Freedom Party resolution was officially adopted at the August 2022 meeting of the State Central Committee. The Peace and Freedom Party condemns the rec

Statements from the PFP Party Chair

03-Dec-2022

PFP chair: POTUS, bipartisan support sell out railroad workers

The recent bipartisan vote on the railroad contract makes it crystal clear which side the “major” parties are on. On Thursday, December 1, 2022, the United States Congr

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.

Quite simply, the Peace and Freedom Party will not be able to provide Californians with candidates that will represent us unless we register and vote Peace and Freedom.

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