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A Progressive Attitude Adjustment

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by Jeremy Street, PJALS member Progressives will see a positive social sea-change when they start thinking and acting more like my father did. 

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Peace & Justice Action Committee: A new model to advance our work

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by Shar Lichty After a summer off, our Peace & Justice Action Committee (PJAC) will be resuming our meeting schedule on Sept. 19th with a new approach: leadership development and campaign-specific organizing.

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Say NO to US War on Syria

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War is not the answer! US military intervention in Syria will lead to more bloodshed and deaths. Come join members of the PJALS, Veterans for Peace, and people from all over Spokane as we make our “NO WAR” position visible. ALL WELCOME! Say NO to US War on Syria Saturday August 31, 2:00 pm Riverfront […]

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August Claims

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The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims have been born of earnest struggle. … If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, … want crops without plowing up the ground. They want […]

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Mossadegh Legacy Institute founder to speak June 6

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The non-profit Mossadegh Legacy Institute (MLI), inspired by the legacy of the late Iranian Prime Minister, Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh, seeks to “create a world that nurtures the nonviolent virtues and values of “The Gandhi of Iran” [Mossadegh], not only for his beloved Iran, but for the global community on our distressed Mother Earth.” MLI has […]

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Our Community of Action Going Forward Together

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by Liz Moore, PJALS Director What I love most about PJALS is being part of a community of people who take action together based on the connections between human rights, economic justice, & peace. Our Steering Committee asked you, PJALS members, to guide strategic planning for 2013-2014. We learned that you overwhelmingly support organizing to […]

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Yelling “Fire!” In A Crowded Bill of Rights

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Rusty Nelson on Peace and War Cassandra, in ancient Greek stories, has become a more and more compelling character to me as I’ve observed the politics of institutional violence. What curse could frustrate you more than being able to see the future clearly while every other mind is completely closed to any warning or constructive comment […]

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pulling at the threads of our culture of violence

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by Liz Moore, PJALS Director I hope you will join us on Thursday February 7,  in the Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main from 5:30-8pm  for our panel discussion of the culture of violence Like you, my thoughts, heart, and sorrow have been with the families, children, teachers, and entire community of Newtown, CT, in the […]

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