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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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Congratulating AFL-CIO for Adopting Resolution 50: War is Not the Answer

United for Peace and Justice congratulates the AFL-CIO for adopting Resolution 50: War is Not the Answer at its recent convention, on October 25, 2017.  In Resolution 50, “[T]he AFL-CIO calls upon the president and Congress to bring the war dollars home and make our priority as a nation rebuilding this country’s crumbling infrastructure, creating millions of living wage jobs and […]

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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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End U.S. Responsibility for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen (2015-now)

Crisis in Yemen continues with tens of thousands of people killed, 19 million people on the verge of starvation, and a raging cholera epidemic that has made more than half a million people ill. Saudi Arabia has been bombing Yemen and blocking key harbors so that food cannot get to the people. And the United States […]

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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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