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Statement from Archbishop Desmond Tutu on US anti-BDS legislation

In South Africa, we could not have achieved our democracy without the help of people around the world, through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment.

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Top 6 Pulitzer Prize “Traitors” in American Journalism

Journalism is about the public’s right to know what our government is up to. The National Security State is about preventing us from knowing what it is up to.

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Movie Night: “Inequality for All”

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Movie Night: Inequality for All

One of the best ways to help people understand the challenges we face, is with a movie that can grab an audience and move them to action. And this movie will do exactly that. April 24 in Palo Alto.

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WHY THE MINIMUM WAGE SHOULD REALLY BE RAISED TO $15 AN HOUR

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WHY THE MINIMUM WAGE SHOULD REALLY BE RAISED TO $15 AN HOUR

At a time in our history when 95 percent of all economic gains are going to the top 1 percent, raising the minimum wage to $15 is smart economics. It’s also the morally right thing to do.

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The Doom Loop of Oligarchy

Wealth buys power, which buys more wealth. You can see it playing out over the last two weeks in American politics.

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Pass the Drone Strike Transparency Act

How should we decide where we stand on a controversial government policy? A crucial first step is to try to establish key facts in the public record.

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  • Movie Night: "Inequality for All"Movie Night: "Inequality for All"

    One of the best ways to help people understand the challenges we face, is with a movie that can grab an audience and move them to action. And this movie will do exactly that. April 24 in Palo Alto.

  • David Barsamian: Capitalism and the EnvironmentDavid Barsamian: Capitalism and the Environment

    Hear David Barsamian lay out what must be done instead. May 21 in Palo Alto.

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    Stay informed about our local elected officials in Congress. Keep up with the latest news, key votes and legislative activities.

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