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From Charlottesville to Afghanistan: We Persist

In August, white nationalist violence in Charlottesville and a surge of proposed and actual hate gatherings in other American cities put the rise of organized white supremacist groups on front pages around the country, with the Trump-Pence administration validating the goodness of these marchers. The Trump-Pence administration also announced an escalation of US involvement in […]

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PJALS Voter Guide 2017

POSITIONS TAKEN BY THE PJALS STEERING COMMITTEE Local initiatives Yes on Prop 2 – Requiring safety measures for coal and oil transport If passed, Prop 2 would amend the Spokane Municipal Code to make it a class 1 civil infraction for any person or entity to allow a rail car that it owns to ship uncontained coal and […]

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Support DREAMers, Defend DACA!

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In an act of simple cruelty, President Trump has played to his base and announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be ended. At EWU, WSU, and in our communities across Washington state, 17,000 DACA recipients – DREAMers – and those who love them now face the uncertainty of being ripped away. […]

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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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