News & Updates

May 12, 2020

Divest Princeton

PPro is happy to support and promote the work of Divest Princeton, which is “bringing together current students, alumni, faculty, and others to urge Princeton to divest from fossil fuels.” They are doing this chiefly by urging alumni to agree to withhold donations until the University does divest itself. More […]
March 23, 2020

Bread and Puppet Theater Show on March 6 a Great Success

On Friday, March 6, Bread and Puppet Theater performed its “Diagonal Life: Theory and Practice” show for a large audience of Princeton students, faculty (and their children), and community members in the Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall. The twenty-member ensemble (which included Class of 2018 valedictorian Kyle Berlin) began the […]
February 25, 2020

PPro Endorses Larry Hamm ’78 for U.S. Senate Seat in New Jersey

In keeping with our mission of educating the broader Princeton community in the merits and methods of community activism, civic engagement, and making positive change through grass-roots organizing, Princeton Progressives endorses the candidacy of Larry Hamm ’78 for United States Senate, representing New Jersey. Larry has spent his entire life […]
February 24, 2020

3/24 Dinner & Book Party with Mike Signer, former Charlottesville Mayor

This event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PPro will try to reschedule it for later this year. Stay safe! Join us in NYC Tuesday, March 24, 7:00, to hear Mike Signer and Rev. Malcolm Byrd, pastor of Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in conversation. $75 admission […]
February 14, 2020

Trump’s and McConnell’s War on Democracy at Home and Abroad

Trump’s and McConnell’s War on Democracy at Home and Abroad
Charlie Barber '60
The Last Word, The High Plains Reader, Fargo, ND, February 12th, 2020
February 4, 2020

Alliance of Jewish Progressives

PPro is supporting the Alliance of Jewish Progressives, which is  hosting at Campus Club on Thursday, 6 February 2020, from 730pm to 930pm, a workshop  with the founders and hosts of Treyf, a Jewish anarchist podcast based in Montreal. The workshop will focus on contemporary antisemitism, contextualizing and critiquing the […]
January 28, 2020

PPro supports Bread & Puppet Theater’s Princeton performance

Bread and Puppet Theater, a politically radical puppet theater troupe that was founded in New York City in 1963, and is now based on a farm in northern Vermont, will be coming to Princeton on Friday, 3/6/2020 for a performance of Diagonal Life: Theory and Praxis. The show explores contemporary concerns about […]
January 26, 2020

In 2018, PPro provided financial support to Noah Mihan ’19 , Founder of the Princeton Conservation Society, for his documentary Where the Buffalo Roamed (which was filmed in Montana in 2018 and later aired on PBS – see https://vimeo.com/305757278). PPro proudly believes that this now young alumnus is going places […]
November 26, 2019

Sentenced to Science: A PPro-Sponsored Event

“SENTENCED TO SCIENCE: One Man’s Story and the Uncovered History of Prison Experimentation,” featuring Allen Hornblum and Yusef Anthony, jointly sponsored by PPro, SPEAR (Students for Prison Education and Reform), and the Department of African American Studies. During the 20th century, incarcerated people were often exploited by medical researchers. In […]
September 5, 2019

Central Jersey PPro Chapter heats up in September 2019

– Esteemed Fellow Princeton Progressives – We have a great September cooked up for our Central Jersey PPro Chapter. Like any good stew, it has little bit of many things. Sept 7 – 8: First off there is Voter Registration in Super State PA! Yes – PA has been studied […]
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