PFP appeals to fair-minded legislators on voting rights, rent control, party representation

PFP appeals to fair-minded legislators on voting rights, rent control, party representation

In a letter sent to key state lawmakers, the Peace & Freedom Party is asking legislators to introduce the PFP’s proposed 2021 legislation because ...

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 member S...

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, 2020 p...

José Cortes launches 2022 campaign for U.S. Congress

José Cortes launches 2022 campaign for U.S. Congress

The following is reprinted from Liberation News with permission. Around 30 community members rallied at El Cajon’s Wells Park in the early afternoon ...

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 twice i...

PFP Sonoma County opposes DA recall election

PFP Sonoma County opposes DA recall election

With a unanimous vote of all available members, the Peace & Freedom Party Sonoma County Central Committee has declared its opposition to the recal...

Hundreds attend Sacramento rally, caravan for single-payer healthcare

Hundreds attend Sacramento rally, caravan for single-payer healthcare

Not only is Sacramento hot, but we’re also turning up the heat on the Governor. On June 15, the California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA), of ...

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 cooperatively ow...

Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change: Virtual Rallies on Hiroshima Day & Nagasaki Day

Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change: Virtual Rallies on Hiroshima Day & Nagasaki Day

Join Peace & Freedom Party, San Francisco Bay Physicians for Social Responsibility, Tri-Valley CAREs, The Western States Legal Foundation and 12 o...

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 activist...

PFP Humboldt County Statement on Eureka PD Texting Squad

PFP Humboldt County Statement on Eureka PD Texting Squad

In a recent exposé by the Sacramento Bee, messages sent between a squad of officers with the Eureka Police Department were shown to contain bigoted, v...

PFP in support of Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

PFP in support of Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

In Sacramento last week, Peace & Freedom Party member C.T. Weber joined several other delegates to the Sacramento Central Labor Council at the Fed...

Elections & Campaigns

27-Jul-2021 By DavidL

PFP Sonoma County opposes DA recall election

With a unanimous vote of all available members, the Peace & Freedom Party Sonoma County Central Committee has declared its opposition to the recall election of our county's District Attorney, Jill Ravitch. While we have had our differences with Ravitch over her failure to prosecute deputy sheriff Erick Gelhaus for the wanton an

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 2021-20222 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 third brief essay in our continuing series, “What is Socialism?”

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For me, socialism is when the working class has control of the means of production, distribution, and exchange. It’s when we decide how to organize society to benefit the many, not to work for profits for the (very) few. It means we will determine what is made, grown, taught.

Reorganizing society under socialism is going to be a struggle. The capitalist class isn’t going to give up its ill-gotten gains without a fight. We need to be prepared for that fight. Socialism is not inevitable. If the working class fails to take up its historic imperative to overthrow capitalism and build socialism, human society will fall into barbarism or fascism. We must be willing to wage the class war against the capitalist class in order to save not only the human race, but all the other species of our planet. Capitalists won’t do this, because there’s no profit for them.

A socialist society is not a “free ride.” It’s going to be hard work! But it’s work we already do – we just don’t realize it yet.

–written by Mary McIlroy

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Resolution on Marriage Equality

This statement was adopted unanimously by the State Central Committee on November 8, 2015. The Peace and Freedom Party of California is proud to support the U.S. Supreme Court

Statements from the PFP Party Chair

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.

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.

For all the information you need on registering to vote, visit the California Secretary of State's homepage at SOS.Ca.gov or just click here.

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