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LISTEN: National Briefing Call on the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

UFPJ’s National Briefing Call  on the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Monday, September 18, 2017 8:30 pm EDT/5:30 pm PDT On December 22, 2016, President-elect Trump tweeted: “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”. On July 7, 2017, at the […]

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Nuclear Disarmament NOT Nuclear Threats

United for Peace and Justice objects in the strongest possible terms to President DonaldTrump’s August 8 nuclear threat to “rain fire and fury like the world has never seen” onhuman beings. Trump doubled down on his alarming threat to North Korea two dayslater, saying: “Maybe it wasn’t tough enough.” The world has seen the devastation […]

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Direct from Hiroshima, Jackie Shares Appeal for Survival

From Jackie Cabasso, National Co-convener, United for Peace and Justice Executive Director, Western States Legal FoundationGreetings of peace from Hiroshima, where I’m attending the 2017 World Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs, with nearly 100 peace activists from 21 countries and more than 200 Japanese. Today marks the 72 nd anniversary of the U.S. atomic […]

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A boy and his sisters watch graffiti artists spray on a wall, commemorating the victims who were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, May 18, 2015. Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels resumed early on Monday in the southern port city of Aden after a five-day truce expired amid talks on the war-torn country's future that were boycotted by the rebels. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

[Action Alert] Stop Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia. End the War in Yemen.

This is an urgent alert that requires action from all of us. US arms sales to Saudi Arabia are fueling the deadly war and famine that are destroying Yemen and indiscriminately killing thousands of people. We each need to call Congress today to tell our legislators to block the sale of US bombs to Saudi Arabia. Congress […]

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Join Peace & Planet Conference in NYC: No Nukes, No Wars, No Walls, No Warming

June 18 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pmA conference making the links between nuclear abolition, social and economic justice and moving the global economy to a path in balance with the planet’s ecosystems.The process that initiated negotiations for a ban on nuclear weapons has raised awareness of the catastrophic consequences of nuclear weapons.But despite growing mobilizations for […]

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Join the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb!, June 17

NUCLEAR WEAPONS ARE ABOUT TO BE BANNED AND WE NEED YOUR VOICE!In one of its final acts of 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted with overwhelming support a landmark resolution to begin negotiations on a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. This historic decision heralds an end to two decades of paralysis in multilateral nuclear disarmament […]

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[LISTEN] National No to NATO, No to War! Briefing Call with European Allies

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a dangerous, aggressive and outdated alliance with its roots in the cold war. NATO is an imperial and nuclear force. It’s expansion to Russia’s borders, in violation of an agreement between President Bush and Gorbachev is the primary cause of current U.S.-Russian tensions. Today, US troops and their […]

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[Action Alert] Diplomacy, Not War on the Korean Peninsula

Amidst speculation about a potentially imminent nuclear weapon or missile test by North Korea, tensions on the Korean peninsula are rising to the highest level in decades, as US and North Korean officials posit threats and counter-threats of pre-emptive military strikes. Even hawkish former Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has warned: “We have the potential […]

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Defund War! Join Global Days of Action on Military Spending in Your Community, April 18-28

This week peace activists around the planet are participating in events to protest the military budgets that wreak destruction and rob human needs programs. Join the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS), April 18-28, in your community. We must act boldly to help our neighbors recognize how badly the world is overarmed and […]

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VIDEO: UFPJ Co-Convener Jackie Cabasso Addresses the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Conference

Last week, United for Peace and Justice had an active presence at the historic United Nations conference to negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. The conference was mandated by a UN General Assembly resolution adopted in December of last year, to hold “a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit […]

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