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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]: 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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WSLF to Dept. of Energy: Manhattan Project Nat’l Historical Park Must Include Nuclear Casualties

Below, is the comment of the Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF) on the Memorandum of Agreement Between the United States Department of the Interior and the United States Department of Energy for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. WSLF is a member group of United for Peace and Justice and it’s Executive Director, Jackie Cabasso also […]

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VIDEO: UFPJ Talks Peace Movement Solidarity with Our Friend Jeremy Corbyn

One year ago, Jeremy Corbyn’s name was unlikely to ring a bell to even a world-news-thirsty North American. That said this British Member of Parliament has been no stranger to UFPJ and the international movement for peace and justice. Corbyn has established a name for himself as being one of, if not the most progressive […]

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Iran Agreement: No Time for Silence!

A remarkable grassroots mobilization over the past two months has blunted partisan efforts to block the nuclear agreement with Iran. (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA) With 42 Democratic Senators now supporting the deal, it appears that the Obama Administration will have sufficient votes to move forward with the plan. Together with our national allies, […]

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UFPJ Update: Supporting the Iran Deal & Working Beyond the Bomb

As you know, our network has been very active lately. Here’s a brief rundown of some of the major things we’re working on, with ways that you can help support and take action. Please have a look! Supporting the Iran Deal As you know, we are working hard to support the Iran deal. Here are some actionable […]

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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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UPDATE: August Is For Action!

United For Peace and Justice is taking part in Peace and Planet Summer by participating in commemorations of the 70th anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and supporting the Iran Nuclear Accords. We’re also re-launching the UFPJ newsletter, which we’re inviting you to be a part of. Please read more about each […]

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