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Send a Letter to the Editor on Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima

Thanks again for signing our letter to President Obama, calling on him to make his visit to Hiroshima a meaningful step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons. We delivered the letter, with nearly 1500 signatures, before Obama spoke in Hiroshima. Right up until the last moment there was media speculation that the President would not […]

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UFPJ Delivers Letter w/ 1,500 Signatures to POTUS Ahead of Hiroshima Visit

Click here for a PDF copy of the Press Release: http://www.unitedforpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/UFPJ-Press-Release-5_26-Obama-in-Hiroshima.pdf Click here for a PDF copy of the Signed Letter to President Obama: http://www.unitedforpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/UFPJ-Letter-to-President-of-USA-Barack-Obama-re-Hiroshima-and-Nuclear-Disarmament.pdf     For Immediate Release Contact: Matt De Vlieger Phone: (917) 410-0119 Website: www.unitedforpeace.org Email: info.ufpj@gmail.com Twitter: @unitedforpeace Actions Speak Louder than Words: Obama Must Meet With A-Bomb Survivors & Cancel $1 […]

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Sign the Letter to Obama: Actions Speak Louder than Words On Nuclear Abolition!

On May 27, President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima. The President’s spokespeople say that he will not offer an apology for the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 and that he will not make a major speech. Unverified media reports speculate that he may meet with U.S. troops […]

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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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US Militarism’s Expanse and the Need for a Movement to Cut Military Spending and Invest in Human Needs

Despite the fact that we inhabit a war culture and machine with a vast reach and capacity never seen before, we must stand strong in opposition to endless war. It falls upon us as peace activists to inspire American people – and people around the world – to call for an end to war, to […]

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Join the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (April 5-18)

People across the globe are organizing local actions to decry current priorities that spend $1.75 trillion/year on arms when our planet is in crisis. On April 5, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute will release its annual report on world military expenditures. April 15 is U.S. Tax Day. This year, April 5 – 18, have […]

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Your Demand for Peace Was Heard by the UN

Last week the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, which deals with disarmament and international security, voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution, Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations, which sets up a working group open to all UN member states to “substantively address concrete effective legal measures, legal provisions and norms that […]

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Livestream Congress Discussion on US – Russian Relations at 2pmEST

Watch the event live online [2pm – 3:30PM EST, Nov. 4, 2015]: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/rep-john-conyers-jr The Crisis in US-Russia Relations, from Ukraine to Syria: Is Congress Overlooking its Causes and Potential Solutions? Hosted by Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Steve Cohen, Rep. Jim Himes, Rep. Rick Nolan, Rep. Alan Grayson, Rep. Hank Johnson, Rep. […]

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Which Candidate Did You Hear Supporting Peace?

If you heard the candidates during last night’s Democratic Party debates, you know it is time for peace and justice activists to lead! Who spoke out forcefully for diplomacy and peace? Who condemned the ways our bloated military budget has undercut spending on critical human needs like jobs, education and addressing climate change? Who condemned the […]

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Success on Iran Agreement is Owed to Member Groups Around the Country

This Summer through September, United for Peace and Justice joined a coalition of parters and organizations promoting peace to defend the international agreement with Iran on nuclear weapons. With members of Congress opposing the agreement, some touting war with Iran as an alternative, we chose to support diplomacy.   Our campaign was a success, but […]

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