10 Ways Racism Killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner

Racism is not an opinion. Racism is a fact. 

The reality of the color line, how whiteness is a type of material and psychological privilege, and that people of color are disadvantaged in American society, are among the most repeated findings in all of the Social Sciences. 

Ferguson, Missouri: From Outrage to Rebellion

A young Black man has again been killed by the cops. Now a rebellion is growing in Ferguson, Missouri.

Bombs Are Medication For Guilt, Not Peace, In Iraq

"Putting U.S. troops back in Iraq, while assuaging our well deserved and well earned feelings of national and personal guilt, will put Americans once again in the middle of a religious, sectarian civil war. As with so many modern wars, a solution lies not in violence, but in accommodation; not in division, but in unification; and not in killing, but in compromise."

The children of Gaza - video

On Men and War: Misogyny and racism run parallel to Israel's militarism

Roma Holocaust 70th Anniversary Commemoration

For the Roma Holocaust 70th anniversary commemoration
Saturday 2 August 2014

Ensuring the right to remembrance and dignity for the Roma people

Life In Gaza Explained

Protest the Invasion of Gaza in Santa Rosa

You are invited to join the North Coast Coalition for Palestine Wednesday, July 23, from 5 to 6 p.m., to protest the Israeli invasion and bombardment of Gaza. Click through for more info.

Sonoma County D.A. Announces No Charges Against Erick Gelhaus

Today, Monday, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that there will be no charges filed against Erick Gelhaus, the Sonoma County Sheriff Deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez on October 22th, 2013. Click through to read more.

Statement About Iraq - From The Peace and Justice Center

The Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County supports the peaceful resolution of conflict in Iraq, and opposes any US bombing or military intervention. Some of the dispute can be traced to the 2003 US invasion and occupation of Iraq.  We mourn the deaths of Iraqis, Americans and others. While the resolution is unclear, we hope the US has learned from the recent past, and the pitfalls of military action.