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From Charlottesville to Afghanistan: We Persist

The last week has seen white nationalist violence in Charlottesville and a surge of proposed and actual hate gatherings in other American cities. The Trump-Pence administration has validated the goodness of these marchers. The Trump-Pence administration has also announced an escalation of US involvement in Afghanistan. The Peace and Justice Action League would like to […]

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PJALS calls on Senators Murray and Cantwell: Congress must stop Trump’s Afghanistan Escalation

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President Trump announced Monday night a dramatic escalation of US war in Afghanistan, with no definition of success and no exit plan – in fact, very few specifics of any kind. Reports before his speech included speculations of sending 4000 more troops to join the 8400 already there. The simple truth is that sixteen years […]

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Charlottesville Will Unite the Left

speech by Joan Braune at Spokane Citizens Stand Against Racism, Sunday August 13, 2017 As we all know, yesterday in Virginia, several hundred fascists held a rally called Unite the Right. They should have called it “Unite the Left,” because that’s what’s happening. But first, let’s talk about the weekend. This weekend, self-admitted Nazis, KKK […]

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Torture: Illegal & Immoral

In response to the settlement in the Mitchell and Jessen lawsuit, the Peace & Justice Action League released the following statement along with information on upcoming speaking events we are co-hosting with Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture, and Spokane Veterans for Peace-Chapter 035. Statement from Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane: We celebrate […]

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10 reasons we MUST be talking to voters about Prop 1

PROPOSITION 1 ENCOURAGES DISCRIMINATION THAT HURTS US ALL Everyone should be treated equally and with respect. Proposition 1 wipes away city laws that prevent biased policing and racial profiling that is counterproductive to effective law enforcement, and it doesn’t just stop with the police. It would allow all city employees, including those working at parks, […]

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Peacekeeping & De-escalation Skills Training: Nonviolence in Action

Peacekeeping & De-escalation Skills Training: Nonviolence in Action Wednesday, August 23 5:30 pm – 8 pm Community Building, 35 W. Main Light refreshments at 5:30 Training begins at 6:00 pm and will finish at 8:00 pm. No cost. Donations gladly accepted! This workshop is designed for new and experienced activists, organizers, and folks thinking of […]

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PJALS Voter Canvass – No on Prop. 1

PJALS Voter Canvass-No on Prop. 1 Saturday, August 26 9:30 am – 2 pm Community Building, 35 W. Main RSVP here Talking with voters face-to-face is the MOST important way we will defeat Prop 1, the anti-immigrant profiling initiative on our Spokane City ballot this November. Bring a friend, gather with other volunteers for a […]

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PJALS Federal Budget Action: presenting the People’s Budget

PJALS Federal Budget Action: presenting the People’s Budget 10 N. Post St. Spokane 4 pm – 5:15 pm PJALS’ Peace & Justice Action Committee presents the next event in their series of budget actions with a rally in front of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ and Senator Murray’s offices before they return to DC. Congress needs […]

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