Left Unity Slate for California: PFP to endorse Green Party candidates

Left Unity Slate for California: PFP to endorse Green Party candidates

The Peace and Freedom Party California State Central Committee voted to endorse three Green Party candidates for statewide office as part of a Lef...

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...

In memoriam: Elizabeth Cervantes Barrón (March 14, 1938-February 10, 2020)

In memoriam: Elizabeth Cervantes Barrón (March 14, 1938-February 10, 2020)

We have recently learned of the passing of Peace and Freedom Party founding member and longtime party activist and candidate Liz Barrón. She was w...

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 ...

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...

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 & Freedom Party in Pillsbury Boycott action

Peace & Freedom Party in Pillsbury Boycott action

On Monday, November 15, Peace and Freedom members joined a Palestinian Rights informational vigil at a new Raley’s supermarket in Sacramento to en...

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...

Peace & Freedom Party statements to State Assembly on AB 386, AB 446

Peace & Freedom Party 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...

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...

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...

16-Nov-2021 By DavidL

Left Unity Slate for California: PFP to endorse Green Party candidates

The Peace and Freedom Party California State Central Committee voted to endorse three Green Party candidates for statewide office as part of a Left Unity slate. The candidates, Gary Blenner for Secretary of State, Dan Kapelovitz for Attorney General, and Laura Wells f

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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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

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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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