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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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August is “Nuclear-Free Future Month”

On August 6 and 9, the 71st anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we encourage you to highlight the growing dangers of wars among nuclear-armed states and the imperative of nuclear disarmament as you commemorate those horrific events. This year we are joining UNFOLD ZERO and partners around the world in […]

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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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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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United for Peace and Justice is getting ready to participate in the Left Forum 2016: Rage, Rebellion, Revolution: Organizing our Power! (May 20-22nd in NYC), and we want to know if you’ll meet us there. At the Left Forum, UFPJ will be: Hosting a panel/discussion with UFPJ leadership, Alumni and peace movement leaders, to discuss […]

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CODEPINK Saudi Summit Success [Video Uploaded]

From March 5-6 over 250 activists from around the country converged in Washington DC to participate in an historic event on the US-Saudi relationship and how those ties threaten world peace. United for Peace and Justice co-sponsored of the event and had several members of our leadership there to engage and support the efforts. What […]

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“War Is A Lie” Book Tour – See David Swanson Near You

Author, activist, journalist, radio host, and UFPJ ally David Swanson is going on a tour around the country to talk about his new book. The updated second edition of War Is A Lie will be published on April 5, 2016. Download the flyer here. David is coming to an event near you and we hope […]

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