Tag Archives: Peace and Freedom Party

“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

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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”

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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 ...

Peace and Freedom Party: Justice for Pedie Rally, March 17 in Richmond, CA

Richard “Pedie” Perez

From the PFP website:

When: Tuesday, March 17 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Where: Richmond City Council, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond (MAP)
What: protest rally
Sponsor: Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and State Repression
Contact: email oscargrantcommittee.ogc – at – gmail.com

The Peace and Freedom Party has endorsed this event.Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party Supports Statewide Coordinated Actions to End Solitary Confinement

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement (SCATESC) will start Monday, March 23, 2015 and will happen on the 23rd of each month. This date emphasizes the 23 or more hours every day that people are kept in solitary confinement.

When: Monday, March 23
Where: for locations and times see the Facebook event page
What: local events to protest solitary confinements in California prisons
Sponsors:

California Families Against Solitary Confinement
Peoples’ Action for Rights and Community
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition
Sin Barras

Contact: email prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity – at – gmail.com or call 510-444-0484

The Peace and Freedom Party endorses these events.Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party Supports Petition for “A Living Wage for Mothers and Other Caregivers “

From the Peace and Freedom Party website:

At its March 9, 2015 State Central Committee meeting, the Peace and Freedom Party endorsed a petition campaign being organized by the British organization Global Women’s Strike. Here is the petition.

Petition to ALL governments: A living wage for mothers and other caregivers

Caring for others is the foundation of every society, yet this work, done mostly by women, is devalued and underfunded.… Read more ...