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ACTION & EVENT | Art Build for Peace Rally at First Presidential Debate at Hofstra

While the Presidential candidates advocate for reckless, endless military expansion and military spending, we’ll be building a peace zone to demand diplomacy and accountability in U.S. foreign policy. Please join Peace Action for an art build for a peace rally at Hofstra University immediately before the first Presidential debate! The art build for the rally […]

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EVENT | Brooklyn For Peace addresses: “A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO and Putin’s Russia”

THURSDAY, SEPT 15, 7 pm: A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO and Putin’s Russia Does NATO make Europe and the U.S. more or less secure? Is NATO’s military buildup dangerous? How should the peace movement respond to NATO? A Community Forum with Joseph Gerson, Director, Peace and Economic Security Program, American Friends Service Committee […]

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Support “Disarm! International Peace Bureau Congress 2016”

 The IPB world congress is less than a month away. Will a member of your UFPJ organization be joining us Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in Berlin, Germany?   Visit their site to register and to find out more about the schedule:https://www.ipb2016.berlin/   Support their efforts for advertisement and outreach by supporting the thunderclap via facebook, twitter, and/or […]

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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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