Memorial Day: Praying for Peace While Waging Permanent War?

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Memorial Day: Praying for Peace While Waging Permanent War?

What must we do? First, we must learn the facts and face the truth that the US is the biggest war maker in the world.

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Movie Night: Butterfly Town, USA

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Movie Night: Butterfly Town, USA

A film about community activism followed by a lively discussion with award-winning filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman and community activists. May 28 in Los Altos.

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Washington asks, “Who lost Ramadi?” But Washington never had Ramadi

The whole debate about “who lost Ramadi?” assumes facts not in evidence, like Ramadi has been somehow a United States protectorate, sort of like Guam or Puerto Rico.

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Free Forum: U.S. Opens a Door to Cuba

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Free Forum: U.S. Opens a Door to Cuba

Join us as we analyze "a breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban relations after a wasted half-century of mindless hostility and sanctions." June 2 in Palo Alto. Free and open to all.

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Briefing: War & Peace

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Briefing: War & Peace

Journalist Reese Erlich has just returned from a reporting assignment in the Middle East, where he was reporting on the devastating war in Yemen and the continuing negotiations with Iran. Get the latest briefing on June 17.

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The Senate’s Excuses for Reauthorizing Section 215–and Why They’re Wrong

Before June 1 we expect to see plenty of fear-mongering from intelligence officials and national security hawks.

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  • Movie Night: Butterfly Town, USAMovie Night: Butterfly Town, USA

    A film about community activism followed by a lively discussion with award-winning filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman and community activists. May 28 in Los Altos.

  • Free Forum: U.S. Opens a Door to CubaFree Forum: U.S. Opens a Door to Cuba

    Join us as we analyze "a breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban relations after a wasted half-century of mindless hostility and sanctions." June 2 in Palo Alto. Free and open to all.

  • Briefing: War & PeaceBriefing: War & Peace

    Journalist Reese Erlich has just returned from a reporting assignment in the Middle East, where he was reporting on the devastating war in Yemen and the continuing negotiations with Iran. Get the latest briefing on June 17.

  • Minimum Wage: Myths vs FactsMinimum Wage: Myths vs Facts

    People have a lot of misunderstandings about the impact of raising the minimum wage. Starting with the facts can help the debate.

  • Sign the Petition: Raise the Minimum Raise!Sign the Petition: Raise the Minimum Raise!

    City by city, we're campaigning to get towns to raise their local minimum wage. No matter what town you hail from, sign the petition and we'll get it your city council members.

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