Tag Archives: Peace and Freedom Party

Kshama Sawant Speaks in Oakland, CA on September 19

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

The Peace and Freedom Party supports Kshama Sawant’s campaign for re-election to the Seattle City Council. Visit our literature table at her fundraiser in Oakland on September 19. Speakers will include Kshama, journalist Chris Hedges and Richmond City Council member Gayle McGlaughlin.

When: Saturday, September 19 at 7:00pm
Where: First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th Steet, Oakland (MAP)
What: Fundraiser for Sawant for Seattle City Council
Sponsor: Socialist Alternative Bay Area
Contact: visit this Facebook event page
Cost: $10 per person at Brown Paper Tickets

The Peace and Freedom Party endorses this event.Read more ...

Roger D. Harris: A Left Perspective on Global Warming

From Roger D. Harris at the Peace and Freedom Party website:

Global warming demands immediate and practical solutions. Such solutions are available, and they would enhance our quality of life rather than diminish it. At the same time, pursuit of these solutions points to the need for more basic, long-term changes to the system of waste which defines the country that has contributed the most to creating human-caused climate change.… Read more ...

Opposition Left Unity Conference in Chicago May 2-3

From Mark Wachtler at Opposition News:

America’s opposition left wing will meet in Chicago this weekend to discuss the future of anti-establishment progressive and socialist politics in America. Opposition political leaders who have pledged to participate represent a who’s who of the country’s political left wing, from middle-left to far left.… Read more ...

“Variety” Reviews the Film “Roseanne for President”

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Variety has this review of the new film “Roseanne for President.” Apparently the film covers Roseanne Barr’s quest for the Green Party nomination, as well as her general election campaign as the Peace & Freedom nominee.

Also see this review in Flavorwire.

From the Variety review, written by Ben Kenigsberg:

According to materials provided, Barr initiated the film and selected Weinrib to document her quest, which began with a bid for the Green Party nomination.… Read more ...

Roseanne Barr in The Daily Beast: Forget Hillary, Vote for Me!

Article by actress, comedienne, and 2012 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee Roseanne Barr in The Daily Beast:

When I was a little girl, I heard it said, “You never know: someday, there may even be a woman president.” This was said when both Margaret Chase Smith and Shirley Chisolm ran for the highest office in America.… Read more ...

California Minor Parties File Reply Brief in State Supreme Court in Lawsuit Against Top-Two System


From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On April 9, the Peace & Freedom Party of California, the Libertarian Party of California, and the Green Party of Alameda County filed this reply brief in Rubin v Padilla, the case pending in the State Supreme Court on whether the California top-two system injures voting rights.… Read more ...

Glenn Davis: Peace and Freedom Party Defines Victory By How It Influences Policy – Not By Elections Won

From Glenn Davis at Independent Voter Network:

According the party’s website, ”The Peace and Freedom Party is committed to socialism, democracy, ecology, feminism and racial equality. We represent the working class, those without capital in a capitalist society.”

The party took root in 1967 in opposition to the Vietnam War, supporting environmental protection, individual rights, feminism, and socialist economic principles.… Read more ...

Roseanne Barr: Netanyahu is “Elected Leader of a True Democratic State”

Roseanne, circa 2010

Roseanne Barr was the Peace and Freedom Party’s presidential nominee in 2012. She is seeking the party’s nomination again in 2016. From her blog, Roseanne World:

I supported Bibi Netanyahu because I support democracies-those pluralistic societies that have representative governments, which can coalesce to solve actual problems of their citizens.… Read more ...

Maureen Smith’s Letter to the Santa Cruz City Council

Maureen Smith

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

This letter was sent to the Santa Cruz City Council in advance of a March 24 public hearing on the city’s acquisition of a Lenco BearCat military vehicle (see “Give back The BearCat”).

March 22, 2015

Mayor Lane and Members of the Santa Cruz City Council:

The Santa Cruz County Peace and Freedom Party opposes the purchase of the Lenco BEARCAT agreed to by the Santa Cruz City Council at their December 9th meeting.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: Give Back the BearCat, March 24 in Santa Cruz

bearcatFrom the Peace and Freedom Party website:

The BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) is on the City Council’s March2 4 agenda. Tell them to give it back! Rally at 6:00pm on Tuesday, March 24, then attend the City Council meeting at 7:00pm.

When: Tuesday, March 24 at 6:00pm
Where: 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz (MAP)
What: Rally at 6pm, City Council meeting at 7pm
Sponsor: Santa Cruz Resistance Against Militarization (SCRAM)
Contact: call 831-687-9118 or email scram911 – at – gmail.com

The Santa Cruz County Peace and Freedom Party endorses this event.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura and Roseanne Barr Documentaries to Screen at Tribeca

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The ninth annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival has announced that, among other sports-related films and discussions, SHOCK THE WORLD, a documentary about “pro-wrestler turned politician Jesse Ventura” will have its world premiere on Monday, April 20th at 7:30PM. Following the screening FiveThirtyEight Editor-In-Chief Nate Silver will discuss the 2016 POTUS campaigns.… Read more ...

Roseanne Barr: Israel’s ‘Fake Left’ is Run by Valerie Jarrett and Obama, as is US Fake Left

Roseanne Barr was the Peace and Freedom Party’s nominee for president in 2012. She is seeking the party’s nomination again in 2016. From the candidate’s blog:

If Obama and Jarrett can convince Israelis to vote for Herzog and Livni over Bibi, that will strengthen the fake left in the US-which is the locos of the BDS movement on US campuses-the proven cause of more anti semitism and violence toward American Jews-Bibi is the only opposition to Obama’s never ending Imperialist wars, and his pacification of Iran and his lobbying for nuclear proliferation.… Read more ...