The Twist Mohawk

Written by Khalilah Ramirez for Silicon Valley Debug Stories Greetings fellow Earth dwellers! Peace Dancer Khalilah here with this week's installment of harmony and joy. This Week In Peace is an accessible way to absorb the latest updates on unaddressed topics of utmost importance. These vital subjects, like love and…

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N.E.R.D. How We Live on in Light

Written by Khalilah Ramirez for Silicon Valley Debug Stories Greetings to all who are reading! Peace Dancer Khalilah here, reporting on the latest, greatest things, ideas and people in the spirit of peace. This Week In Peace sets out to elevate, inspire and uplift us. Peace in every heart (the…

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Hiroshima Day Action: August 6th, 2019

Hiroshima Action 8 AM on Tuesday, August 6 at Livermore Lab: Daniel Ellsberg to Speak at Rally, March to follow Bay Area peace and justice advocates will mark the 74th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the Livermore Lab, where today the Trump Administration is spending…

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Ugly Laws and Today's Ableism

CW: historical trauma, ableism . . . . Alt Text: Image from Modern Disability 2015. An old fashioned white policeman with a gun, and the text “There were once ‘ugly laws’ in several American cities in which persons with ‘unsightly or disgusting’ disabilities could be subject to a fine for…

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Understanding the Difficulties in Venezuela

By Tyler, SJPJC Intern   Many years ago, I was given an assignment to write about a random news article for one of my classes. The article I chose was clearly an opinion piece detailing how then President Hugo Chávez was effectively the dictator of Venezuela. Because I did not…

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How to Identify Media Bias in News Sources

It’s no secret in 2019 that objective media sources are being drowned out by outlets producing extremely subjective content or even “fake” news. No matter how aware of the problem we are, it’s not always easy to identify which sources are fact-driven and which are dangerously biased. In reality, it’s…

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#BookkeeperforPeace

The San Jose Peace & Justice Center, a resource center for progressive activism in the South Bay, is seeking a part-time bookkeeper. Organization Background The San Jose Peace and Justice Center (SJPJC) was founded in 1957 and operates out of the Collins House, one half block from SJSU. We provide space…

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Support Public Bank in San Jose (3/19/2019)

Message from Jake Tonkel. We NEED EVERYONE'S HELP on TUESDAY March 19th! It has been an amazing week for the public banking movement. Assemblymembers Chiu (SF) and Santiago (LA) introduced AB 857, the Public Banking Bill. That was a major step forward to making the establishment of local and regional…

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Collins House Accessibility

Transit information: The San Jose Peace & Justice Center is one block north from San Jose State University and two blocks east from San Jose City Hall. There are six bus stops within two blocks of SJ P&J Center (lines 17, 22, 23, 63, 64, 65, 72, 73, 81, 522).…

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