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PETITION: Act Now to Save Iran Deal!

United for Peace and Justice welcomes the completion of the historic international ...
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Deepening Anti-racism Work in the Peace Movement 

The following is a statement made by Michael McPhearson, former UFPJ Coordinator and ...

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Be Featured In UFPJ’s Newsletter

This message is directed to all UFPJ member group contacts. Please share the following message with your peace and justice organization. We want to hear what your group is working on and highlight your efforts in our newsletter, as well as through our web, social media, and press work. Among other initiatives, UFPJ is relaunching our […]

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Peace & Planet Summer: A Call to Commemorate the 70th Anniversaries of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki A-Bombings

“It is because of nuclear weapons that the human race continues to be threatened. That is why, ultimately, the one thing that we atomic bomb survivors are calling for is the elimination of every last nuclear weapon.” – Chieko Watanabe – Nagasaki Hibakusha “The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of […]

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Obama’s Strategy for Iraq: Escalation

With the Islamic State on the rise, and the ever pressing threat of U.S. attacks or invasion in the Middle East, the peace movement is demanding that President Obama come clean on his strategy for Iraq. While the President has recently claimed that he has “no complete Iraq strategy,” the administration is already deploying around 500 troops, and building […]

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War on ISIS? Call Congress Today (202) 224-3121

Although it has evaded the issue for almost a year, Congress will be voting on a H Res Con.55, introduced by Congressional Reps Jim McGovern, Barbara Lee and Walter Jones. This resolution is designed to force a Congressional decision on the war against ISIS. And most importantly it would bring all US troops home in […]

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PETITION: “Real Progressives Talk About Militarism, And Military War Spending!”

Please forward this alert to your contacts, share on social media, and bring it up at your meetings! Ask them to sign the petition: “REAL PROGRESSIVES TALK ABOUT MILITARISM, WAR AND MILITARY SPENDING!” USLAW launched a petition to help progressives like Bernie Sanders to recover their voices about our failed militarized foreign policy, resulting wars and runaway military […]

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UFPJ Takes the to Streets!

UFPJ has been out in force, marching in the streets of New York and endorsing actions across the country!  Our members turned out in numbers to demand that the nuclear-armed nations get serious about disarmament. The march was the culmination of the Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World, an inspiring […]

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Reporting Back from the Left Forum 2015

This weekend, UFPJ was pleased to participate in the Left Forum at John Jay Community College in NYC. It was great to see many of you there. According to their own website: Left Forum convenes the largest annual conference of a broad spectrum of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations and the interested public. Conference participants come […]

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VIDEO: Jackie Cabasso, UFPJ Co-Convener, Addresses UN to Eliminate Nukes

On May 1, shortly after the Peace and Planet Mobilization in NYC (April 24-26) Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director of Western States Legal Foundation, Co-Convener of United for Peace and Justice, and part of the International Planning Group of Peace & Planet, was invited to contribute to the debate around the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review […]

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NDAA Vote Today! Tell Congress: “No More Money For War!” 202-224-3121

You can’t make this up! Twenty-four hours after the horrifying Amtrak train crash, which could have been avoided with advanced speed-control technology, the House Appropriations Committee voted to cut approximately 20% of Amtrak’s appropriation in order to meet the cap of the 2011 Budget Control Act.   Meanwhile, the House of Representatives will be voting today […]

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All Aboard for Peace & Planet! April 24-26

The April 24 – 26 Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-free, Peaceful Just and Sustainable World, in New York City and around the world, is almost here! Sign up for our Thunderclap! If you’re coming to New York, there’s still time to register for the April 24-25 international conference with its spectacular line up […]

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