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Listen to: National Briefing Call: A Weekend of Resistance in Ferguson, MO – October 10-13

On Oct. 7, UFPJ held a national briefing call featuring Michael McPhearson,Veterans for Peace Interim Executive Director and former UFPJ National Coordinator, who discussed plans for the Oct. 10 – 13 Weekend of Resistance in Ferguson, Missouri, and how the movements for peace, economic and racial justice intersect. Veterans For Peace along with Don’t Shoot […]

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Join IVAW’s 10th Anniversary Gala Oct. 2 in NYC

Iraq Veterans Against the War  is having their 10th Anniversary gala this week. We hope that you will consider joining us this Thursday evening, October 2, 2014, 6pm, at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, Manhattan. Ten years ago 6 members of the US military who felt that they could not remain silent about what they had witnessed […]

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No Time for Silence …

The dual tragedies playing out in Gaza and Iraq are graphic reminders of the catastrophic costs of militarism. Each has multiple causes, but paramount among them, American military power and Washington’s decades-old build up of Israeli military power have caused unimaginable suffering among civilian populations. Neither story is at an end. And the need to […]

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Webinar: History and Context on the Crisis in Gaza

Phyllis Bennis delves into the context of the Israel-Gaza conflict, addressing how the history of Israeli occupation fits into the current assault, what the U.S.’ role in the crisis is, and possible chances for a ceasefire.  To listen click here History and Context on the Crisis in Gaza

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“DON’T GO BACK TO IRAQ” by Phyllis Bennis

http://www.ips-dc.org/dont-go-back-iraq/ by Phyllis Bennis This is how wars begin. Barack Obama says we’re not going back to Iraq. “American forces will not be returning to combat in Iraq,” he said on June 19th, “but we will help Iraqis as they take the fight to terrorists who threaten the Iraqi people, the region, and American interests […]

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Action Alert: 3 Things You Can Do to Oppose US Military Intervention in Iraq!

1) Tell Your Member of Congress: Oppose US Military Intervention in Iraq or Syria Oppose the $ 571 Billion Defense Appropriations Bill Congressional Switchboard: (202) 224-3121 2) Call the White House. Let President Obama know you oppose military intervention of any kind in Iraq or Syria and urge him to seek a diplomatic solution. White House […]

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Your Voice Is Urgently Needed! To Advance Diplomacy and Avoid War

The Senate is back in session and will soon be considering the Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act (S 1881). The clear purpose of this bill is to undermine the promising diplomatic opening to Iran, undertaken by the Obama Administration.  The vast majority of Americans are tired of war and want peaceful solutions to problems. But the […]

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ACT NOW: Stop Iran Legislation & National Defense Authorization Act

There is one thing worse than a “do-nothing” Congress, and that’s a Congress that actively promotes militarism and war. This week the House of Representatives will be voting on two dangerous bills: Representative Cantor  (R-VA), with the support of some Democrats, will introduce legislation calling for increased sanctions on Iran and zero enrichment of uranium. This bill could […]

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Original Art for 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

Shawn G. Hart is an artist and scholar from Washington, D.C.  She is company owner of BBS-Baker By Shawn.   After earning the Master of Fine Arts degree from Howard University and completing her thesis titled“Josephine Baker Creating An American Icon Through A Framework of Social Identity Theory”,  the company was born.  Its mission is to […]

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Cindy Sheehan’s Tour de Peace bike

To commemorate the death of her son Casey, and to demand real change in Washington DC and the nation, Cindy Sheehan has initiated a cross country bicycle peace ride from Vacaville, CA to Washington DC. Her son Casey is buried in the Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery in Vacaville. Casey was killed on April 4, 2004 while serving […]

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