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Your Support for the Treaty of Tlatelolco Nuclear Free Zone Delivered to Latin American Leaders in Mexico City

Message Delivered to Foreign Ministers of the Latin American and Caribbean States assembled February 14, 2017 in Mexico City On Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2017, Foreign Ministers and high representatives of the 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean met in Mexico City to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Tlatelolco. This historic […]

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Sign to Support the Treaty of Tlatelolco, Nuclear Free Zone!

Just yesterday, UFPJ’s co-convener Jackie Cabasso traveled to Mexico City on a mission for peace and to further the cause of nuclear abolition. She is joining with representatives from around the globe and the Foreign Ministers of the Latin American and Caribbean States to celebrate the 1967 Treaty of Tlatelolco. If you don’t know about […]

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Standing Up to Nuclear Threats is Our Job

Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]

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URGENT ACTION: Send a Letter to Congress to Halt Saudi Weapons Deal

The Peace Movement has a rare opportunity to get Congress to halt weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, which is a human rights violator and is committing deadly war crimes in Yemen with the support of the U.S. The Obama Administration has recently blocked the sale of cluster bombs to the Saudi Kingdom, but the State Dept. has permitted the […]

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The Imperative of Nuclear Disarmament & New Priorities in an Increasingly Dangerous World

The following call was recorded on July 20, 2016. Our presenters were: Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director, Western States Legal Foundation; North American Coordinator, Mayors for Peace; Abolition 2000 “founding mother”, and National Co-convener, United for Peace and Justice. Dr. Joseph Gerson, Director of Programs for the American Friends Service Committee’s Northeast Region and Director of […]

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August is “Nuclear-Free Future Month”

On August 6 and 9, the 71st anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we encourage you to highlight the growing dangers of wars among nuclear-armed states and the imperative of nuclear disarmament as you commemorate those horrific events. This year we are joining UNFOLD ZERO and partners around the world in […]

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Take Action Against NATO, July 8-10!

No to NATO! No to War! Global Call for Peace Movement Action, July 8-10 (During the NATO Counter-Summit in Warsaw) Demonstration at the Army Recruiting Center, Times Square, NYC, Saturday, July 9, 2PM Click here to see the call for international action from June 8-10  Click here for more info on the July 9 demonstration […]

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VIDEO: No to NATO / No to War! Panel Presentation

NATO is an imperial alliance. Beyond the ostensible goal of containing the USSR, now Russia, NATO reinforces US interventions across the Middle East and North Africa. With the war against Serbia, NATO began wars violating the UN charter, followed by Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya. Eight NATO nations are at war in Syria. The Ukraine crisis, […]

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US Conference of Mayors Unanimously Adopt Resolution to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons & Redirect Spending to Meet Human Needs

www.mayorsforpeace.org                                                            www.2020visioncampaign,org For immediate release: June 28, 2016 Contact: Jackie Cabasso, Mayors for Peace North American Coordinator, (510) 306-0119; wslf@earthlink.net U.S. Conference of Mayors Unanimously Adopts Resolution “Calling on the Next U.S. President to Pursue Diplomacy with Other Nuclear-Armed States; Participate in Negotiations for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons; Cut Nuclear Weapons Spending and Redirect Funds […]

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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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