Protect Passenger Rights!

Protect Passenger Rights!

We need you: Next Monday, October 22, the Spokane City Council will vote on an important ordinance to protect passenger
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Meet our 2018-19 Interns!

Meet our 2018-19 Interns!

Welcome to our 2018-19 Interns! Brooke Sutton Brooke Sutton joined PJALS this fall as an intern through Eastern Washington University’s School of
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Books Not Bombs – PJALS Benefit Booksale

Books Not Bombs – PJALS Benefit Booksale

Books Not Bombs - PJALS Benefit Booksale Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Thursday, Nov 1 12-6pm Friday, Nov 2 12-6pm
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PJALS Member Potluck and Voting Party

PJALS Member Potluck and Voting Party

PJALS Member Potluck & Voting Party Wednesday, Oct 24 5:30-8 pm Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Bring food, your ballot, and your
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WA Supreme Court Ends the Death Penalty!

WA Supreme Court Ends the Death Penalty!

PJALS Statement on the WA Supreme Court ruling to end the death penalty: As an organization whose mission is to build
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PJALS Voter Guide 2018

PJALS Voter Guide 2018

POSITIONS TAKEN BY THE PJALS STEERING COMMITTEE Statewide & local initiatives YES on I-940 - Police Training & Community Safety This measure would require
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We Are Unarmed, and We Are Sailing!

by Marianne Torres Media Team, Freedom Flotilla II  on 6/24/2011 On Anniversary of Mavi Marmara Killings, U.S. Boat to Gaza Announces Sailing Plans – Passenger list includes six from the Pacific Northwest.   With the situation changing daily, participants in the international Freedom Flotilla II-Stay Human are determined to set sail for Gaza by the end […]

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Action Alert calling for a full and complete withdrawal from Afghanistan!

Click here for an action alert from United for Peace and Justice calling for a full and complete withdrawal  from Afghanistan. “The President wants to have it both ways.  He knows that his supporters (and most independents and, increasingly, Republicans) hate this war.  He knows the U.S. still has 14 million still unemployed, that state and local governments […]

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If you were in Congress, which budget would you choose?

You may not be in Congress but you too can vote for the budget that will be best for the country!  Click here to take this quick poll! Do you think the Pentagon budget should be “off the table,” but cuts to Medicare, education, and the social safety net should be? Do you think the […]

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Pride 2011: Accept All–No Exceptions

You wouldn’t know it from the weather, but it’s time for June and Pride month! Celebrate! PJALS is proud to be part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied community! There are four ways you can join the Spokane’s Pride Celebration with PJALS: Invite your friends to watch and discuss Out in the […]

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The Joy of “No”

by Liz Moore, reprinted from our May-June 2011 newsletter, the Handful of Salt Lately I’ve noticed a pattern: I have repeatedly been told my words should be more positive, that campaigns we’re involved in should shout louder what they are for and less about what they are against. Yes, we should say what we’re for: […]

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How much did you pay for war this year?

Tax Day is April 18. Want to know how much of your tax bill comes from war spending? Find out with Rethink Afghanistan’s new Afghanistan War Tax Calculator–and then tell Congress you want your money back! http://rethinkafghanistan.com/iou I paid almost $1500. Makes me think about what else I would have done with that money, like […]

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Afghanistan: A Country, Not a War

Blogger and activist David Swanson is in Afghanistan and has begun posting his diary of his trip, which includes meetings (and video) with Afghans leading nonviolent work for peace and justice. Check it out here: KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — In honor of April 4, 1967, and April 4, 1968, when Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke out […]

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Your Liberation is Bound Up With Mine: Reflections on Exploring Nonviolence

Director’s Report by Liz Moore Reprinted from the March-April Handful of Salt I’m so glad we were able to offer this second series on Exploring Nonviolence in January and February. Nonviolence is often misunderstood as a way of avoiding conflict. On the contrary, active nonviolence—militant nonviolence, as Cesar Chavez termed it—is a way of engaging […]

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