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Jackie Cabasso of UFPJ speaks at Press Conference with Code Pink and Congress Woman Barbara Lee's office

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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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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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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Tell President Obama: The time is right and the world is ready to negotiate the elimination of nuclear weapons!

Click here to sign the petition. First, the good news: In May, a new United Nations working group began meeting in Geneva “to develop proposals to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons.” The first ever UN High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament will take place […]

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Tell the President and Congress to “take ‘all options are on the table’ off the table”!

Iran has attacked no one, yet both the United States and Israel continue to threaten Iran with a military attack unless Iran agrees to halt uranium enrichment. While it appears that the imminent danger of war has receded, during the Presidential debates, President Obama flatly denied reports that the US had agreed to hold direct […]

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Open Letter to President Obama and the U.S. Congress

Iran has attacked no one, yet both the United States and Israel continue to threaten Iran with a military attack unless Iran agrees to halt uranium enrichment. While it appears that the imminent danger of war has receded, during the most recent Presidential debate, President Obama flatly denied reports that the U.S. had agreed to […]

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Time to Phase Out Nuclear Power and Start a Treaty to Ban The BOMB!

NUCLEAR-FREE FUTURE MONTH: August 6th and 9th 2012 will mark the 67th anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A year and a half ago, the nuclear disaster at Fukushima once again brought the dangers of nuclear technology to the center of the world’s attention. However, despite its immense impacts and the […]

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Trifecta Resista

April 13-15-Protest Drones, Nukes-making and Bradley Manning’s imprisonment in one weekend!!! Join Ann Wright and Pace n Bene in Kansas City, Missouri  for a weekend rabble-rousing. Resist DRONEs at Whiteman Air Force Base, NUKE-Parts making in Kansas City, MO and truthteller BRADLEY MANNING’S imprisonment at nearby Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (before he is taken to Fort Meade, MD […]

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Protest U.S Double Standards: End U.S Nuclear Missle Tests! No War On Iran

As we approach the 9th anniversary of “Shock and Awe,” we are once again seeing U.S. politicians and elected officials targeting an oil-rich nation in the Persian Gulf, claiming that it might soon build nuclear weapons, a claim based on sketchy evidence provided by sources we never see.  This time the target is Iran, and […]

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