Film review: The Most Dangerous Man in America

This following review of "The Most Dangerous Man in America" was written by SJSU student Jamie Silva: Daniel Ellsberg is a prominent figure in American history for controversial reasons. Ellsberg, a US military analyst, released a top-secret study conducted by the Pentagon regarding wrong doings by the Johnson administration. These…

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Film review: The Tillman Story

The following review of "The Tillman Story" was written by SJSU student Jamie Silva. Patrick Tillman was born November 6th, 1976 in San Jose, Ca. Patrick Tillman was killed April 22nd, 2004 in Sperah, Afghanistan. He became well-known for his highly publicized decision to leave the NFL and a lucrative…

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Film review: No Tomorrow

"No Tomorrow" is the latest release from Public Policy Productions and will be shown on PBS in early 2011. The Peace & Justice Center got a preview copy and screened it in August. The following review was written by SJPJC intern Jamie Silva: How much is a human life really…

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San Jose Joins the Nation in Protesting the Implementation of SB 1070

This past Thursday, those passing through the intersection of Story and King Roads in San Jose were faced with a very visible example of resistance and solidarity. Between 75 and 100 people had joined together at that spot, armed with signs, chants and unflagging energy, to protest that day’s implementation…

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Students Mobilizing to Save Public Education

On October 24, 2009, more than 800 students, workers, and teachers converged at UC Berkeley at the Mobilizing Conference to Save Public Education. This massive meeting brought together representatives from over 100 different schools, unions, and organizations from all across California and from all sectors of public education.  After hours…

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Who Are We?

Welcome to the San Jose Peace & Justice Center's new blog! You may be surprised to  know that the San Jose Peace & Justice Center has been around for over fifty years.  Over the years, we've been part of various struggles for peace and justice.  We've worked for nuclear disarmament…

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