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URGENT House vote to Dismantle Refugee Program Thurs, Nov. 19

It is tragic, but no surprise that members of Congress are using the attacks in Paris as an excuse to close our borders to fleeing Syrians. Now is not the time to turn a cold shoulder to people in need. These refugees are victims of terror, not terrorists. They are fleeing the same violence that […]

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AUDIO: Listen to the National Peace Conference Call on Syria with Phyllis Bennis

Listen to the audio recording of our call from the evening of Monday, November 16, 2015 Join PDAmerica, PDAction, and United for Peace and Justice(UFPJ) for a fantastic call with special guest Phyllis Bennis. Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, where she focuses on Middle East and US war issues. She […]

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Dowload Audio from Our National Conference Call on the Iran Deal, with Phillys Bennis, Tyler Cullis, & Lara Friedman

Urgent UFPJ Conference Call on Iran Agreement: featuring Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, Tyler Cullis, National Iranian American Council, & Lara Friedman, Americans for Peace Now. Recorded Live on Wednesday, August 12, 9PM EST Listen here! Click here to download the MP3 audio of the call. Finally, there is a diplomatic achievement we can support. […]

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War on ISIS? Oppose US Military Intervention in Syria

  Join a Nat’l Conference Call on Syria w/ Phyllis Bennis – Mon., 11/16 End War & Occupations Conference Call Call Date: Monday, November 16th, 2015 Call Time: 6:00 PM PT, 7:00 PM MT, 8:00 PM CT, 9:00 PM ET Conference Call Number: (605) 562-3140 Access Code: 952870# Backup Dial-in Numbers: (951) 262-7373 or (805) […]

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UFPJ Opposes New Request for Authorization for Use of Military Force

On February 17, 2015, Code Pink organized a press conference at the Oakland, California Federal Building, calling for opposition to a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force and the end to endless war in the Middle East and beyond. Speakers included WSLF executive director Jackie Cabasso, who also spoke on behalf of United […]

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Protect US Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran, Netanyahu Stay Home!

The last thing the world needs is another Middle East confrontation. Yet there are politicians in both political parties, who seem determined to create one. Although the international negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have made significant progress, Senators Kirk and Menendez are reviving legislation that would threaten Iran with new sanctions. President Obama made […]

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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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Call Your Rep to Sign on to Lee/Rigell Letter Opposing US Military in Iraq

To this point the only organized expressions of Congressional opinion have occurred in the House.Rep. Barbara Lee has taken the lead on this. Last month, when the House of Representatives was deliberating on the FY 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill, she offered two amendments aimed at preventing US military intervention in Iraq. While both amendments were […]

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Your Voice Is Urgently Needed! To Advance Diplomacy and Avoid War

The Senate is back in session and will soon be considering the Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act (S 1881). The clear purpose of this bill is to undermine the promising diplomatic opening to Iran, undertaken by the Obama Administration.  The vast majority of Americans are tired of war and want peaceful solutions to problems. But the […]

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Iran, Israeli Peace Movement & Pressuring Congress

Yesterday, as the nation celebrated the Martin Luther King holiday, inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) began monitoring Iran’s compliance with a historic deal reached Nov. 24 in Geneva between Iran, Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, to diplomatically resolve the conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad […]

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