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Trump’s Refusal to Certify Iran’s Performance under Nuclear Agreement

While attention has been focused on the Trump administration’s dangerous nuclear confrontation with North Korea, another Trump action is adding fuel to a spreading conflagration on the other side of the world, in the Middle East. In October, President Trump refused to certify that Iran’s performance under the agreement limiting its nuclear programs was sufficient […]

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Stop War with North Korea: Take Action on Veterans/Armistice Day Nov. 11

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was the day that the Armistice between WWI Allies and Germany went into effect in 1918. World War I or the War to End All Wars was fought from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 mobilizing 70 million military personnel.  Sixteen million died […]

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Action On Armistice Day

By Thea Paneth,UFPJ Coordinating Committee Member & Boston Area OrganizerThe eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was the day that the Armistice between WWI Allies and Germany went into effect in 1918.  World War I or the War To End All Wars was fought from July 28, 1914 to November 11, […]

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Divest from the War Machine Summit [VIDEO]

This event has passed, but you can see the video of it here:Saturday, October 21st, 20179:00am-5:00pmSunday, October 22, 201710:00am-1:00pmUDC Law School, Washington DC4340 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008As Trump is creating dangerous confrontations with North Korea and Iran, while increasing the militarization of our streets, join us to target his defense contractor cronies profiting […]

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Congratulations to ICAN for Earning Nobel Peace Prize

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons [ICAN] went to the right campaign at the right moment!As the dangers of nuclear escalation rise to levels not seen in decades, we are greatly heartened by this validation of organizing by civil society that placed humanitarian concerns above “national security,” […]

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Calling for a Strong Antiwar Movement Response to Trump’s Illegal, War-inciting Speech to the UN General Assembly

United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) condemns President Donald Trump’s September 19 United Nations speech. That speech signaled, in our estimation, a dramatic turn in US foreign policy toward more aggression and more war.Filled with threats and falsehoods, Trump’s speech, delivered on the floor of the UN General Assembly, was perhaps the most warlike by a US […]

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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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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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