The Peace and Freedom Party is an open, multi-tendency, movement-oriented socialist party. We are united in our common commitment to socialism, democracy, feminism and unionism and our common opposition to capitalism, imperialism, racism, sexism and elitism.
These by-laws do not define socialism, nor do they identify the strategies and tactics of how to achieve socialism. We agree that socialism is necessary and that it will open up a democratic decision-making process for appropriate use of resources and distribution of labor.
The Partisan (1994-2009)
The Partisan was the newspaper published by the Peace And Freedom Party State Central Committee and was published regularly from 1994 to 2009.
Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez join an impressive list of candidates who have appeared on the California ballot as part of Peace and Freedom Party national tickets. Presidential candidates have included famed physician and author Benjamin Spock (1972), African-American community organizer Margaret Wright (1976), party state chair Maureen Smith, feminist writer Sonya Johnson (1984), constitutional rights activist Ron Daniels (1992), party chair and Berkeley elected official Marsha Feinland (1996), and Native American leader and political prisoner Leonard Peltier (2004). Of the 16 individuals who have run for President or Vice President on the California ballot on the Peace and Freedom Party line, ten have been women, three have been African-American, two Native American, and two Asian-American.
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In California, voter registration is very important to political parties. The very existence of a political party as "ballot-qualified" is determined by the number of votes its statewide candidates receive or by the number of voters registered with the party. As the only feminist socialist political party on the California ballot, it is imperative that the Peace and Freedom Party continues as a qualified party. Quite simply, the Peace and Freedom Party will not be able to provide Californians with candidates that will represent us unless we register and vote Peace and Freedom.