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PETITION: We Stand with Standing Rock: Stop DAPL! End the Violence! Honor Treaties!

Militarized police (from Indiana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wyoming) have taken a side and are organizing with DAPL and the National Guard to suppress Indigenous Peoples and their supporters, initiating unwarranted violent force against nonviolent water and land protectors in a chilling reenactment of a deeply buried history. Please sign the following […]

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TESTIFY! People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War, Dec. 1-2

UFPJ is asking our activists and member groups to submit testimony on the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War. After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it’s time for truth and accountability. The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will unify the global anti-war/peace movements with other justice movements by uplifting testimonies of […]

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If this Election Made You Sick, the Peace Pledge is Your Cure

Today we are confronted with a new reality. And we cannot sit back. When we launched the Peace Pledge, we recognized that whichever pro-war candidate was elected, we would need to rebuild a strong movement for peace and justice, for the long term. The Peace Pledge campaign was designed to carry social movement organizing through […]

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No DPL! UFPJ Statement in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux

United for Peace and Justice, a national antiwar coalition since 2003, supports the tribes gathered to protect the Missouri River from illegal pipeline construction in North Dakota. We call on President Obama to intervene on behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to close down the pipeline: The location of the pipeline was moved because […]

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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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