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Trump’s Refusal to Certify Iran’s Performance under Nuclear Agreement

While attention has been focused on the Trump administration’s dangerous nuclear confrontation with North Korea, another Trump action is adding fuel to a spreading conflagration on the other side of the world, in the Middle East. In October, President Trump refused to certify that Iran’s performance under the agreement limiting its nuclear programs was sufficient […]

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Sign The People’s Peace Treaty with North Korea

Alarmed by the threat of a nuclear war between the U.S. and North Korea, UFPJ and other concerned U.S. peace groups have come together to send an open message to Washington and Pyongyang that we are strongly opposed to any resumption of the horrific Korean War. What we want is a peace treaty to finally end […]

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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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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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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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A Call to Conscience. MLK’s Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence. Relevance to U.S. Wars and Militarism Today

50 years ago, on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church, in NYC, Martin Luther King delivered his powerful and most controversial speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”.   No longer willing to keep silent about the immorality of the Vietnam War, knowing the intense criticism he would receive for speaking out, he nevertheless was […]

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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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Keep UFPJ Peace Protectors on the Front Line in Standing Rock

Right now, we are hoping to raise $8,000 to provide much needed support and supplies to on-the-ground peace and water protectors. We’ve already raised about $5,000 so far. Your donation will help to bring more peace and justice protectors from across the country to the front lines with resources and to be of use on the front lines at Standing Rock. […]

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Nov. 15: Stand with Standing Rock in Your Community! #NoDAPL

UFPJ is on-the-ground at Standing Rock and reaching out to our activists around the country to participate in solidarity actions on November 15, 2016. Indigenous leaders are calling on us to take to the streets and disrupt “business-as-usual” one week after the election to demand that President Obama’s Army Corps of Engineers and the incoming […]

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Have Your Group Endorse the Peace Pledge

Last week, the Peace Pledge-UFPJ’s campaign to get the White House out of the war business- got a resounding endorsement from Noam Chomsky. Now, we are calling on groups around the country to give organizational endorsements to the campaign! We are asking for your organization’s endorsement to bring this campaign to life. PLEASE FILL OUT […]

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