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...

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...

Resolution on FBI raid of African People’s Socialist Party

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 ...

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...

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 & 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...

Reflections on Cortes for Congress campaign success

Reflections on Cortes for Congress campaign success

The following article was originally published at Liberation News. The full version may be read here.  The results are in! Revolutionary socialis...

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 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...

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...

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...

Elections & Campaigns

20-Jul-2022 By DavidL

Reflections on Cortes for Congress campaign success

The following article was originally published at Liberation News. The full version may be read here.  The results are in! Revolutionary socialist congressional candidate José Cortes received 3,343 votes in the San Diego, California, primary race. Cortes, a member of

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

04-Mar-2022

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 of US weapons to othe

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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