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Spokane Organizations to Host Hiroshima 70th Anniversary Remembrance

This weeks marks the 70th anniversary of the U.S nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and two Spokane organizations are asking the community to gather in remembrance of the attacks.

PJALS brings “Boycott” Poster Display to Spokane

Boycotts can be effective. A poster exhibit in the Phase 1 building at Spokane’s Washington State/Eastern Washington State campus illustrates how economic activism has worked over the years; from the Montgomery Bus Boycott in the 1950s, the anti-Apartheid movement of the 80s to today’s call by many organizations to boycott Israel.

PJALS Action Conference Kicks Off Friday With “Rise Up Singing”

The Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference's Opening Reception "Rise Up Singing" will kick off the Peace and Justice Action League's annual Action Conference with spoken word and musical performances on Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Play about activist Rachel Corrie coming to Spokane

The award-winning play "My Name is Rachel Corrie," which tells the true story of a young woman from Olympia who died beneath a bulldozer in 2003 while defending a Palestinian home from demolition, is coming to Spokane on March 2.

Thou Shalt Not Kill: So Let the State Do It — 4 Moral Findings

We were taking with us messages and information from many who opposed the laws mandating the state legal system to seek the death penalty for those convicted on the heinous crime of murder.

On Friday, Show You Stand Against Hate Crimes

In response to the beating of Jacina Carla Scamahorn, a transgender woman who was allegedly beaten by two men downtown on Friday night, Spokanites are urged to take a moment on Friday to stand against hate crimes.

Journalist Chris Hedges coming to Spokane to speak about “Wages of Rebellion”

Pulitzer Prize journalist, Chris Hedges, will be speaking in Spokane next month.

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