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‘De-certifying’ the Iran Deal May Be Trump’s Most Reckless Decision Yet, by Phyllis Bennis

Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Trump, on the other hand, is risking a war — and torching U.S. credibility.by Phyllis BennisDespite heavy competition, Trump’s latest Iran move ranks near the top of the list of the most reckless actions of this ever-so-reckless presidency. The president announced recently that he was refusing to certify Iran’s […]

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Stop War with North Korea; Online Teach-ins Continue Wednesday

Those of us who know that diplomacy, not aggression, is needed in North Korea have a responsibility to oppose any military threats or action taken in the name of the United States. United for Peace and Justice calls on all peace groups and organizations to take action to protest the unhinged nuclear threats coming from the […]

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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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Sign the Petition: Support NFL Players, Oppose Racism & Trumpism!

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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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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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PETITION: Block War Funding in Syria– Improve Diplomacy With Russia

UFPJ is pleased to join our peace movement partners in supporting a joint petition to Congress to block war funding. The petition urges Congress to “enact legislation to block the use of any U.S. taxpayer funds for continuing warfare, directly or by proxy, in Syria.” We also call on our elected representatives to avert a […]

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Join the ‘Peace Hub’ of the People’s Climate March

On April 29, the People’s Climate March will shake Washington. Sister marches will span cities across the US, and around the globe. Peace and justice activists everywhere will raise our voices together to say: “Stop the Wars, Save the Planet!” UFPJ has been organizing with the Peace Hub of the People’s Climate March– a coalition […]

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Host or Attend a Rapid Response Action to Protest US Military Action in Syria

Peace and Justice activists are taking to the streets to protest the illegal and dangerous US military action in Syria. UFPJ is calling for local actions across the country to stop US military involvement in Syria! Read our statement from earlier today. Act now, to host an action in your community to resist the Trump […]

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VIDEO: UFPJ Co-Convener Jackie Cabasso Addresses the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Conference

Last week, United for Peace and Justice had an active presence at the historic United Nations conference to negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. The conference was mandated by a UN General Assembly resolution adopted in December of last year, to hold “a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit […]

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