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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 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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Get Involved in Peace and Justice ACTIONS in Philadelphia!

Activists from around the country are meeting at the RNC and DNC conventions to continue the struggle against endless war, to demand a more livable future, and to defend our planet. We have reached out to UFPJ Member Groups to compile a list of events that are being organized  around the conventions, by the peace and […]

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PETITION: Tell the President, “Bring ALL Troops Home From Afghanistan!”

On July 6, President Obama announced his intention to maintain 8,400 troops on the ground and in harms way in Afghanistan. United for Peace and Justice opposes this continuation of ENDLESS WAR that has neither reduced incidences of terrorism throughout the world, nor made life safer for the people of Afghanistan or here at home. Please […]

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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.2020visioncampaign,org For immediate release: June 28, 2016 Contact: Jackie Cabasso, Mayors for Peace North American Coordinator, (510) 306-0119; 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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