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VIDEO: UFPJ Talks Peace Movement Solidarity with Our Friend Jeremy Corbyn

One year ago, Jeremy Corbyn’s name was unlikely to ring a bell to even a world-news-thirsty North American. That said this British Member of Parliament has been no stranger to UFPJ and the international movement for peace and justice. Corbyn has established a name for himself as being one of, if not the most progressive […]

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We, the People, Silent No More

The global situation is careening out of control. Our President, who stated in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now ending”, has authorized the bombing of 7 countries (most with which we are not at war):  Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Syria, Somalia and Libya. The U.S. is currently sparring with Russia […]

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Download UFPJ’s Call to Action! “Time for Global Super Power for Peace and Justice to Rise Again!”

Click here to download the printable PDF version of this statement, for distribution.  

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

We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it.  We can’t afford the greenhouse gas emissions from the way we live and from war and preparations for war.  We must end the fossil fuel energy economy which war protects. Join us for the People’s […]

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ACT NOW: Stop Iran Legislation & National Defense Authorization Act

There is one thing worse than a “do-nothing” Congress, and that’s a Congress that actively promotes militarism and war. This week the House of Representatives will be voting on two dangerous bills: Representative Cantor  (R-VA), with the support of some Democrats, will introduce legislation calling for increased sanctions on Iran and zero enrichment of uranium. This bill could […]

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Call on the White House to Exit Afghanistan NOW!

After 12 years in Afghanistan, the longest war in U.S. history, it is time for our troops and contractors to come home now – leaving no one behind. Secretary of State John Kerry and President Hamid Karzai are finalizing negotiations to keep as many as 10,000 troops in Afghanistan for years to come. The Obama […]

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Sign the Jobs Not Wars Petition!

On Election Day, the American people voted and made their voices heard. We rejected deficit reduction at the expense of working & middle class Americans, the poor & elderly. We rejected more tax breaks for large corporations and the wealthy. Corporations and the wealthy have “raked in” all the benefits while everyone else has suffered […]

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Celebrating 10 Years; Building for Our Post-Election Future

On October 25, 2002 in Washington D.C., more than 70 peace and justice organizations initiated United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ), a new coalition to coordinate opposition to President George W. Bush’s Global War on Terror, at that time focused on the war on Iraq. Over these past ten years, UFPJ has stood in opposition […]

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Vietnam veteran Mike Hastle is arrested at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza

  Twenty-five people, most of them U.S. military veterans, were arrested while laying flowers at a war memorial in New York City Oct. 7. They were engaged in a peaceful vigil to honor those killed and wounded in war and to oppose the U.S. war in Afghanistan as it entered its 12th year. The vigil […]

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Afghanistan- 11 Years too long!

These New York events are planned for the somber occasion of 11 full years at war in Afghanistan – America’s longest war. Wednesday, October 3  4:30 PM-5:30 PM Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan 5th Ave. between 49th & 50th Sts. Grandmothers Against the War Vigil for Peace Wednesday, October 3  5:30 PM-6:30 PM Central Library Manhattan 42nd […]

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