Peace & Freedom Party Chair: Coronavirus Pandemic shows need for Socialist solutions

Peace & Freedom Party Chair: Coronavirus Pandemic shows need for Socialist solutions

The current coronavirus pandemic calls attention to the need for many of the changes in our country that the Peace and Freedom Party has been advocati...

Celebration of Al Rojas’s life in Sacramento draws international audience

Celebration of Al Rojas’s life in Sacramento draws international audience

A few hundred marchers gathered on Saturday April 24, 2021, near Al Rojas’s home in Sacramento and marched to Southside Park for a rally and celebrati...

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 ...

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...

Scores turn out for Sacramento May Day rally

Scores turn out for Sacramento May Day rally

In an effort to rekindle organized labor's involvement in International Workers Day, a.k.a. May Day, the Sacramento Central Labor Council and the Sacr...

In Memoriam: Albert Medrano Rojas

In Memoriam: Albert Medrano Rojas

On March 20, longtime Peace & Freedom Party member and valued comrade Al Rojas passed away at the age of 82 years old. We mark his passing here wi...

Kshama Sawant gets support from Peace and Freedom Party against recall attempt

Kshama Sawant gets support from Peace and Freedom Party against recall attempt

Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant, a socialist who has done an excellent job on the council and won reelection against the best efforts of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Activism in the Time of Coronavirus

Activism in the Time of Coronavirus

Activism has always been a central feature of the Peace & Freedom Party, and we’re proud to say that this spirit has continued among its members f...

Elections & Campaigns

16-Mar-2021 By DavidL

Peace & 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 Akin issued this statement. The Peace and Freedom Party opposes the recall of Governor Newsom, not because we support Newsom personally or politically, but because

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 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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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.

Thank you for registering Peace and freedom Party, and thank you for your vote!

 

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