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August is “Nuclear-Free Future Month”

On August 6 and 9, the 71st anniversaries of the U.S. atomic ...
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UFPJ’s 2015 Annual Report

2015 was action filled, with a variety of movements taking to the ...

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URGENT ACTION: Send a Letter to Congress to Halt Saudi Weapons Deal

The Peace Movement has a rare opportunity to get Congress to halt weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, which is a human rights violator and is committing deadly war crimes in Yemen with the support of the U.S. The Obama Administration has recently blocked the sale of cluster bombs to the Saudi Kingdom, but the State Dept. has permitted the […]

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Join UFPJ Allies at the World Social Forum in Montreal Aug. 9-14

It’s hard to believe that the World Social Forum is already well underway in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It seems like just yesterday that UFPJ was on some of the earliest North American outreach calls with the organizers. This week, there are hundreds of workshops and actions going on around the city, which is hosting thousands of […]

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It’s No Time for Peace Organizing to Slow Down!

It may be summertime, but that doesn’t mean that UFPJ’s taking a holiday. Between the racist killings and harassment on our streets, endless U.S. wars abroad, and military games being conducted by nuclear armed states, we are campaigning tirelessly and creatively to end these crises. Voting, alone, will not pull us out of the fire. […]

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The Imperative of Nuclear Disarmament & New Priorities in an Increasingly Dangerous World

The following call was recorded on July 20, 2016. Our presenters were: Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director, Western States Legal Foundation; North American Coordinator, Mayors for Peace; Abolition 2000 “founding mother”, and National Co-convener, United for Peace and Justice. Dr. Joseph Gerson, Director of Programs for the American Friends Service Committee’s Northeast Region and Director of […]

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Get Involved in Peace and Justice ACTIONS in Philadelphia!

Activists from around the country are meeting at the RNC and DNC conventions to continue the struggle against endless war, to demand a more livable future, and to defend our planet. We have reached out to UFPJ Member Groups to compile a list of events that are being organized  around the conventions, by the peace and […]

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PETITION: Tell the President, “Bring ALL Troops Home From Afghanistan!”

On July 6, President Obama announced his intention to maintain 8,400 troops on the ground and in harms way in Afghanistan. United for Peace and Justice opposes this continuation of ENDLESS WAR that has neither reduced incidences of terrorism throughout the world, nor made life safer for the people of Afghanistan or here at home. Please […]

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Take Action Against NATO, July 8-10!

No to NATO! No to War! Global Call for Peace Movement Action, July 8-10 (During the NATO Counter-Summit in Warsaw) Demonstration at the Army Recruiting Center, Times Square, NYC, Saturday, July 9, 2PM Click here to see the call for international action from June 8-10  Click here for more info on the July 9 demonstration […]

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VIDEO: No to NATO / No to War! Panel Presentation

NATO is an imperial alliance. Beyond the ostensible goal of containing the USSR, now Russia, NATO reinforces US interventions across the Middle East and North Africa. With the war against Serbia, NATO began wars violating the UN charter, followed by Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya. Eight NATO nations are at war in Syria. The Ukraine crisis, […]

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US Conference of Mayors Unanimously Adopt Resolution to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons & Redirect Spending to Meet Human Needs

www.mayorsforpeace.org                                                            www.2020visioncampaign,org For immediate release: June 28, 2016 Contact: Jackie Cabasso, Mayors for Peace North American Coordinator, (510) 306-0119; wslf@earthlink.net U.S. Conference of Mayors Unanimously Adopts Resolution “Calling on the Next U.S. President to Pursue Diplomacy with Other Nuclear-Armed States; Participate in Negotiations for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons; Cut Nuclear Weapons Spending and Redirect Funds […]

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Report Back: UFPJ Tackles Forever War & Nuclear/NATO Threat at Left Forum 2016 (Video)

Exactly one month ago, United for Peace and Justice participated in the Left Forum 2016 in New York City. The Left Forum is one of the largest gatherings of radicals and leftists in the United States, with thousands of participants and hundreds of workshops, panels, and plenaries. Last year, the UFPJ coordinating committee decided to […]

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