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Join IVAW and AFSC this Sunday In San Francisco

Who: AFSC/ IVAW What: Iraq: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going? Where: Quaker Meeting house 65 9th street San Francisco When: 3/29/2015, 5:00:00 PM On the 12th year of the U.S. War in Iraq, two presenters will lead a discussion on what’s next: Wardah Khalid is a Scoville Fellow at the Friends Committee […]

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Member Group Actions on Anniversary of US Invasion of Iraq

In our Spring call-to-action, UFPJ announced a series of coordinated peace and justices events leading up to a mass mobilization. One of the dates we have encouraged member groups to organize around is March 19. Please check out these antiwar events recognizing the anniversary of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq, that are being hosted […]

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Member Groups: Tell Us About Your March 19 Events

March 19 marks the 12th anniversary of “Shock and Awe,” the US-led attack on Iraq that kicked off the “global war on terror.” We encourage our member groups to commemorate this date with local candlelight vigils, demonstrations, direct actions, and discussions about the cost of war to our families and communities. Click here to let […]

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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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Challenges for the Peace Movement: Update on US policy towards Iran and ISIS

On January 14, 2015, UFPJ, with PDA, hosted a national briefing call, addressing Challenges for the Peace Movement: Update on US policy towards Iran and ISIS. Jamal Abdi (National Iranian American Council) gave us an update on the Iranian negotiations and Raed Jarrar (American Friends Service Committee explained the bitter and largely misunderstood situation on […]

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No Bombing, No War!

Once again the American people have been summoned to wage war against a dangerous “terrorist” adversary –this time it’s the Islamic State (ISIL). Again, we are told this enemy is uniquely evil and that U.S. military force is the only solution. And while the Obama Administration promises to avoid ground combat, the calls for more […]

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Demilitarization for Deep Decarbonization

IPB’s new paper released: 17 September 2014. The draft working paper entitled ‘Demilitarization for Deep Decarbonization: Reducing Militarism and Military Expenditures to Invest in the UN Green Climate Fund and to Create Low-Carbon Economies and Resilient Communities’ is now released, just in time for the climate change mobilizations in New York in the coming days. “Demilitarization for […]

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All Out for the NYC People’s Climate March!

  “We call on all who want to preserve our planet to join the People’s Climate March in New York City onSeptember 21st, which is also the International Day of Peace, and to form a Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming Contingent.” (Click here to read and sign the Appeal to the Peace and Climate Movements.)  Join UFPJ in New York City […]

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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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McGovern Demands War Powers Vote in Two Weeks, by Tom Hayden

July 11. Rep. Jim McGovern [D-Mass] today introduced a measure requiring a House vote on Iraq under the War Powers Resolution today, forcing the Republican leadership to take action within fifteen days or face an up-or-down vote which might curb the administration’s escalating military intervention in the civil war. “We are trying to signal to […]

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