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ACTION ALERT: Call Your Senators Now! Diplomacy, Not War on the Korean Peninsula

Amidst speculation about a potentially imminent nuclear weapon or missile test by North Korea, tensions on the Korean peninsula are rising to the highest level in decades, as US and North Korean officials posit threats and counter-threats of pre-emptive military strikes. Even hawkish former Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has warned: “We have the potential […]

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Join the ‘Peace Hub’ of the People’s Climate March

On April 29, the People’s Climate March will shake Washington. Sister marches will span cities across the US, and around the globe. Peace and justice activists everywhere will raise our voices together to say: “Stop the Wars, Save the Planet!” UFPJ has been organizing with the Peace Hub of the People’s Climate March– a coalition […]

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Defund War! Join Global Days of Action on Military Spending in Your Community, April 18-28

This week peace activists around the planet are participating in events to protest the military budgets that wreak destruction and rob human needs programs. Join the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS), April 18-28, in your community. We must act boldly to help our neighbors recognize how badly the world is overarmed and […]

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Host or Attend a Rapid Response Action to Protest US Military Action in Syria

Peace and Justice activists are taking to the streets to protest the illegal and dangerous US military action in Syria. UFPJ is calling for local actions across the country to stop US military involvement in Syria! Read our statement from earlier today. Act now, to host an action in your community to resist the Trump […]

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Stop US Military Action In Syria. Call the White House & Congress

Once again, the United States is sliding towards a wider war in the Middle East. Only two days after the first allegations of the use of chemical weapons against a village in Syria, the United States has attacked an air base in Syria with more than fifty sea launched cruise missiles. With both Russian and […]

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VIDEO: UFPJ Co-Convener Jackie Cabasso Addresses the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Conference

Last week, United for Peace and Justice had an active presence at the historic United Nations conference to negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. The conference was mandated by a UN General Assembly resolution adopted in December of last year, to hold “a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit […]

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A Call to Conscience. MLK’s Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence. Relevance to U.S. Wars and Militarism Today

50 years ago, on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church, in NYC, Martin Luther King delivered his powerful and most controversial speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”.   No longer willing to keep silent about the immorality of the Vietnam War, knowing the intense criticism he would receive for speaking out, he nevertheless was […]

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LISTEN: National Briefing Call on Confronting Islamophobia

Listen to UFPJ’s Confronting Islamophobia Working Group, allies, and activists from around the country, for an informative briefing and dialogue on current and imminent attacks against targeted communities. Our experienced panelists lead a discussion on what we can do as a movement to fight the Islamophobia and racism that plague our communities and US policy […]

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Tell Your Senators: “Reject Neil Gorsuch – Complicit in Torture”

While Neil Gorsuch has remained evasive about his legal rulings and views during his Senate confirmation hearings, peace and justice advocates have one crucial reason to work for his rejection as a Supreme Court justice. Mr. Gorsuch, who was principal deputy to the associate attorney general under former President George W. Bush, from June 2005 […]

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Stop Trump from Starting Nuclear War- Sign the Movement-wide Petition!

In the last few months, the peace and justice movement has united and effectively fought back against racism, islamophobia, and militarism. We’re listening and responding to the people and one thing is clear: Americans don’t want Donald Trump to have supreme authority to launch a nuclear strike! Right now, Trump has the power to start […]

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