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Obama’s Strategy for Iraq: Escalation

With the Islamic State on the rise, and the ever pressing threat of U.S. attacks or invasion in the Middle East, the peace movement is demanding that President Obama come clean on his strategy for Iraq. While the President has recently claimed that he has “no complete Iraq strategy,” the administration is already deploying around 500 troops, and building […]

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VIDEO: Jackie Cabasso, UFPJ Co-Convener, Addresses UN to Eliminate Nukes

On May 1, shortly after the Peace and Planet Mobilization in NYC (April 24-26) Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director of Western States Legal Foundation, Co-Convener of United for Peace and Justice, and part of the International Planning Group of Peace & Planet, was invited to contribute to the debate around the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review […]

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We, the People, Silent No More

The global situation is careening out of control. Our President, who stated in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now ending”, has authorized the bombing of 7 countries (most with which we are not at war):  Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Syria, Somalia and Libya. The U.S. is currently sparring with Russia […]

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Tell Your Senators, On Iran: “Yes to Peace!”

Finally some good news! After a marathon of diplomatic efforts from seven nations, a Framework Agreement on Iran’s nuclear program has been reached. This opens the door to further non-proliferation efforts and to a dramatic improvement in US-Iranian relations, after decades of frozen enmity. Most Americans desire a diplomatic solution to the conflict with Iran. […]

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UFPJ Member Groups: Endorse the Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just & Sustainable World Now!

Click here to add your organization to our growing list of official Peace & Planet endorsers. We are fast approaching the April 24 – 26 Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World in New York City and around the world! UFPJ is centrally involved. As one of the three overall […]

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Sign the Peace & Planet Petition for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the United States atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It also marks 45 years since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) entered into force, obligating all States parties to undertake good faith negotiations for the elimination of nuclear weapons. Instead, the world’s nuclear-armed nations are spending over $100 billion per year to […]

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Join IVAW and AFSC this Sunday In San Francisco

Who: AFSC/ IVAW What: Iraq: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going? Where: Quaker Meeting house 65 9th street San Francisco When: 3/29/2015, 5:00:00 PM On the 12th year of the U.S. War in Iraq, two presenters will lead a discussion on what’s next: Wardah Khalid is a Scoville Fellow at the Friends Committee […]

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UFPJ Statement: Moving Away From War in Ukraine

The Ukraine conflict continues to fester, raising tensions in the region to levels not seen since the Cold War. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire and an approach to further negotiations towards a political solution. Despite this opportunity to move towards peace, the United States, NATO, and Russia are throwing fuel on […]

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Tell Your Senators: Don’t Wreck Diplomacy with Iran! 202-224-3121

Last week, 47 Republicans Senators took the shocking step of sending an “open letter” to Iranian leaders aimed at blowing up the nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers including the United States.* This follows closely on House Speaker Boehner’s unprecedented invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to the Congress in […]

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UFPJ Endorses Jewish Voice for Peace’s March 4 Protest of Netanyahu Speech to Congress

United for Peace and Justice has endorsed the following event. Please share this information to encourage others to participate and attend the demonstration, if possible. The announcement from Jewish Voice for Peace can be found below. In peace and solidarity, UFPJ Begin forwarded message:   Join JVP DC and allies as we tell Congress and […]

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