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PETITION: We Stand with Standing Rock: Stop DAPL! End the Violence! Honor Treaties!

Militarized police (from Indiana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wyoming) have taken a side and are organizing with DAPL and the National Guard to suppress Indigenous Peoples and their supporters, initiating unwarranted violent force against nonviolent water and land protectors in a chilling reenactment of a deeply buried history. Please sign the following […]

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TESTIFY! People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War, Dec. 1-2

UFPJ is asking our activists and member groups to submit testimony on the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War. After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it’s time for truth and accountability. The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will unify the global anti-war/peace movements with other justice movements by uplifting testimonies of […]

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

PRE-ELECTION ACTION IN NYC FOCUSES ON TRUMP & CLINTON MILITARISM

This is an urgent announcement for an imminent action in New York City. Please take a moment to RSVP and share it widely with your groups and peace contacts. ANTIWAR ACTION IN NYC WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 AT 2PM! From: Times Square Army Recruiting Station To: Trump and Clinton Campaign Headquarters Will you join us? RSVP HERE: http://peacepledge.unitedforpeace.org/nyc-antiwar-protest-rsvp/ […]

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No DPL! UFPJ Statement in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux

United for Peace and Justice, a national antiwar coalition since 2003, supports the tribes gathered to protect the Missouri River from illegal pipeline construction in North Dakota. We call on President Obama to intervene on behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to close down the pipeline: The location of the pipeline was moved because […]

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Mourning Tom Hayden

United for Peace and Justice mourns the death of Tom Hayden, a long-time friend and generous supporter of our organization. Tom Hayden will be remembered as one of the giants of the movement for peace and social justice in our lifetime. Through all the major struggles of the past decades – for civil rights, peace, […]

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Senate to Vote on Blocking Weapons to Saudia Arabia this Wednesday! Call (202) 224-3121, NOW!!

The Saudi Coalition, backed by the U.S, has committed a multitude of war crimes in Yemen killing thousands of innocent civilians. The Senate and House are taking action by putting forth legislation to stop the current $1.15 billion US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia. There must be consequences for the atrocities committed by Saudi Arabia. […]

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[AUDIO] “The Many Wars of Syria” Briefing with Phyllis Bennis

Listen to the audio of our recent briefing call from the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 14th, 21016 http://pdamerica.hipcast.com/deluge/pdamerica-20160914214137-7154.mp3 Let’s start out the fall with a new commitment to follow more closely the carnage in Syria. Is it a civil war? Is it a proxy war between the nuclear powers ? Is it also a proxy war […]

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ACTION & EVENT | Art Build for Peace Rally at First Presidential Debate at Hofstra

While the Presidential candidates advocate for reckless, endless military expansion and military spending, we’ll be building a peace zone to demand diplomacy and accountability in U.S. foreign policy. Please join Peace Action for an art build for a peace rally at Hofstra University immediately before the first Presidential debate! The art build for the rally […]

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EVENT | Brooklyn For Peace addresses: “A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO and Putin’s Russia”

THURSDAY, SEPT 15, 7 pm: A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO and Putin’s Russia Does NATO make Europe and the U.S. more or less secure? Is NATO’s military buildup dangerous? How should the peace movement respond to NATO? A Community Forum with Joseph Gerson, Director, Peace and Economic Security Program, American Friends Service Committee […]

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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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