Resolution in solidarity with BDS, Palestinian people

Resolution in solidarity with BDS, Palestinian people

The following Peace and Freedom Party resolution was officially adopted at the November 2021 meeting of the State Central Committee. The Peace a...

Statements from PFP members on Russo-Ukrainian War

Statements from PFP members on Russo-Ukrainian War

The Peace and Freedom Party’s activists and candidates hold a variety of views on specific issues, even as we all agree on the need for peace, bot...

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...

Left Unity a major success; ensures ballot status for PFP, Greens 

Left Unity a major success; ensures ballot status for PFP, Greens 

California’s Green Party and Peace & Freedom Party are pointing to major electoral advances after Tuesday’s primary election that ensured both...

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’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...

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...

Hundreds march in Sacramento for reproductive rights

Hundreds march in Sacramento for reproductive rights

On Saturday, hundreds, maybe thousands, of women and their supporters marched to the State Capitol in Sacramento to express their outrage over the...

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 ...

Peace & Justice Organizations call for Freedom for Julian Assange – PFP, too!

Peace & Justice Organizations call for Freedom for Julian Assange – PFP, too!

A statement on Wikileaks founder/journalist Julian Assange, still imprisoned under sham charges, has been making the rounds of peace & justice...

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...

In memoriam: Jordan Mills (1969-2022)

In memoriam: Jordan Mills (1969-2022)

I am deeply saddened to report that Jordan Mills passed away from natural causes on June 14 at the age of 52. He had served as a member of the Pea...

10-Jun-2022 By DavidL

Left Unity a major success; ensures ballot status for PFP, Greens 

California’s Green Party and Peace & Freedom Party are pointing to major electoral advances after Tuesday’s primary election that ensured both parties’ ballot status until 2026. Party leaders and candidates credit the historic cooperation between the two parties w

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 part two in our continuing series, “What is Socialism?”

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Socialism, like capitalism, is an economic system. Unlike capitalism, socialism is to be run by the rank-and-file workers and people in general. Under capitalism, the major means of production and distribution, and capital, are owned, managed and controlled by the capitalists alone as dictators or as corporate oligarchies often referred to as boards of directors. Workers have little or no say about the operation, working conditions, wages, and benefits unless they have a strong labor organization. However, unions are now very weak and their density has decreased greatly.

In contrast, a socialist economic system is one in which the people as a whole own, democratically control, and manage the basic means of production, distribution, and financial institutions. Parties and organizations that support socialism organize for a better world where people will work and play collectively. Their dream is for free, high-quality education and health care; decent housing for everyone; a restored clean and healthy environment; clothing for the whole society; and enough good healthy food to go around.

This requires a revolutionary change in the way many of our friends view society.

–written by C.T. Weber

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PFP Chair: Peace is the Immediate Need in Ukraine

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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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