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CALL TO ACTION: SPRING 2015 MOBILIZATION for a nuclear-free, fair, democratic, ecologically sustainable and peaceful future

On the heels of the September 21 People’s Climate March, a broad ...

Demilitarization for Deep Decarbonization

IPB’s new paper released: 17 September 2014. The draft working paper entitled ‘Demilitarization ...

Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming– People’s Climate March Sept. 21!!

We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens ...

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Listen to: National Briefing Call: A Weekend of Resistance in Ferguson, MO – October 10-13

On Oct. 7, UFPJ held a national briefing call featuring Michael McPhearson,Veterans for Peace Interim Executive Director and former UFPJ National Coordinator, who discussed plans for the Oct. 10 – 13 Weekend of Resistance in Ferguson, Missouri, and how the movements for peace, economic and racial justice intersect. Veterans For Peace along with Don’t Shoot […]

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Join IVAW’s 10th Anniversary Gala Oct. 2 in NYC

Iraq Veterans Against the War  is having their 10th Anniversary gala this week. We hope that you will consider joining us this Thursday evening, October 2, 2014, 6pm, at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, Manhattan. Ten years ago 6 members of the US military who felt that they could not remain silent about what they had witnessed […]

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All Out for the NYC People’s Climate March!

  “We call on all who want to preserve our planet to join the People’s Climate March in New York City onSeptember 21st, which is also the International Day of Peace, and to form a Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming Contingent.” (Click here to read and sign the Appeal to the Peace and Climate Movements.)  Join UFPJ in New York City […]

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UFPJ Sponsors People’s Climate March!

Here’s some very exciting news!  UFPJ will have a strong presence in New York City over the People’s Climate March weekend, September 20-22. The whole spectrum of the Progressive Movement – environmental, labor, peace, interfaith, anti-nuclear, racial and economic justice and more – will be back on the streets of New York on Sunday, September 21, […]

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No Time for Silence …

The dual tragedies playing out in Gaza and Iraq are graphic reminders of the catastrophic costs of militarism. Each has multiple causes, but paramount among them, American military power and Washington’s decades-old build up of Israeli military power have caused unimaginable suffering among civilian populations. Neither story is at an end. And the need to […]

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Nuclear Free Future Month is Here!

  NUCLEAR-FREE FUTURE MONTH: TIME TO PHASE OUT NUCLEAR POWER AND START NEGOTIATIONS ON A TREATY TO ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS! Did you know?  –Approximately 16,400 nuclear weapons, most held by the U.S. and Russia, pose an intolerable threat to humanity. The International Red Cross has warned that “incalculable human suffering” will result from any use […]

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Webinar: History and Context on the Crisis in Gaza

Phyllis Bennis delves into the context of the Israel-Gaza conflict, addressing how the history of Israeli occupation fits into the current assault, what the U.S.’ role in the crisis is, and possible chances for a ceasefire.  To listen click here History and Context on the Crisis in Gaza

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McGovern Demands War Powers Vote in Two Weeks, by Tom Hayden

July 11. Rep. Jim McGovern [D-Mass] today introduced a measure requiring a House vote on Iraq under the War Powers Resolution today, forcing the Republican leadership to take action within fifteen days or face an up-or-down vote which might curb the administration’s escalating military intervention in the civil war. “We are trying to signal to […]

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“DON’T GO BACK TO IRAQ” by Phyllis Bennis

http://www.ips-dc.org/dont-go-back-iraq/ by Phyllis Bennis This is how wars begin. Barack Obama says we’re not going back to Iraq. “American forces will not be returning to combat in Iraq,” he said on June 19th, “but we will help Iraqis as they take the fight to terrorists who threaten the Iraqi people, the region, and American interests […]

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LISTEN: IRAQ – US do no harm! There is NO military solution (Audio)

United for Peace and Justice hosted and recorded an emergency briefing call on Iraq on July 8. To listen, dial 712-432-1219. When prompted for meeting ID, enter: 446-724-667#.  When prompted for reference number, enter: 4# We know that there is NO MILITARY SOLUTION to the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. Our movement needs to organize […]

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