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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Energy Abundance — a Cornerstone for Social Justice

By Mike Nuess Use of nuclear and fossil fuels has become humanity’s folly. In contrast, renewables like solar, wind and water (mainly geothermal) are abundant, clean, safe, democratic and durable. We’ve been lied to by powerful interests whose servile economists play the deceitful game of keeping so-called externalities out of the equation, because otherwise we […]

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Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS)

By Shar Lichty The first ever Global Day of Action on Military Spending took place on April 12 with over 100 events in 35 countries in response to the release of the report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute on military spending. Here are some major highlights of the report: The US now […]

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May-June 2011 Handful of Salt newsletter

Click here for a pdf of our Handful of Salt newsletter for May-June 2011.

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Interns Wanted!

We’re always welcoming interns for summer and the academic year! Will you help spread the word? This is a great opportunity to learn and sharpen your organizing skills and to be part of exciting campaigns for change. Click here for a downloadable pdf with the full position description! What do interns say about their experience […]

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PJALS Benefit Auction: Saturday, May 14

Mark your calendars and plan to join us! Our benefit auction will be in the airy and spacious Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 West Fort George Wright Drive, located just west of the Mukogawa Fort George Wright entrance, near SFCC. 6:00 pm Silent auction and Dinner 7:30 Live Auction with our very own Larry Bernbaum! Tickets […]

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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! I paid almost $1500. Makes me think about what else I would have done with that money, like […]

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