Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:49pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:37am
By Phyllis Bennis
President Obama is right: There is no military solution.
Military actions will not set the stage for political solutions; they will prevent those solutions from taking hold.
Escalating military actions against this violent extremist organization is not going to work.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:21am
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Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:07am
On August 28, 1963, 200,000 people swarmed into the nation’s capital for one of the most iconic moments in the civil rights movement: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. More often remembered today simply as the March on Washington, it was seen by many as a turning point for the civil rights movement, which helped spur passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:00am
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 9:58am
In 1964, the Freedom Summer campaign for voting rights in Mississippi appealed to college students to confront one of the great social justice issues of the age. Fifty years later, labor activists challenging the corporate power of Walmart called on the same spirit to lead a small group of students off campuses and into the fight for economic justice on behalf of the giant company’s low-paid workers.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 2:12pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:33pm
The Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County is seeking a part time Center Coordinator.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:17pm
August 28, 1963
Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to a crowd of half a million gathered on the Mall in Washington, D.C. They gathered there for jobs and freedom.
1983: Three hundred thousand marched in Washington on the 20th anniversary of MLK's "I Have A Dream" speech for the second "March on Washington for Jobs, Peace and Freedom."