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Be Featured In UFPJ’s Newsletter

This message is directed to all UFPJ member group contacts. Please share the following message with your peace and justice organization. We want to hear what your group is working on and highlight your efforts in our newsletter, as well as through our web, social media, and press work. Among other initiatives, UFPJ is relaunching our […]

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PETITION: Act Now to Save Iran Deal!

United for Peace and Justice welcomes the completion of the historic international agreement with Iran, which limits its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions and the ending of its isolation. After years of futile, horrific wars, we join with peace-loving people around the world in embracing this diplomatic achievement. Click here […]

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VIDEO: Jackie Cabasso, UFPJ Co-Convener, Addresses UN to Eliminate Nukes

On May 1, shortly after the Peace and Planet Mobilization in NYC (April 24-26) Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director of Western States Legal Foundation, Co-Convener of United for Peace and Justice, and part of the International Planning Group of Peace & Planet, was invited to contribute to the debate around the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review […]

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All Out for Peace & Planet!

Dear UFPJ Supporter, Buzz is building about the April 24 – 26 Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-free, Peaceful Just and Sustainable World, taking place in New York City and around the world! With the Mobilization taking place on the eve of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, our goals are two-fold: to […]

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We, the People, Silent No More

The global situation is careening out of control. Our President, who stated in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now ending”, has authorized the bombing of 7 countries (most with which we are not at war):  Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Syria, Somalia and Libya. The U.S. is currently sparring with Russia […]

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Tell Your Senators, On Iran: “Yes to Peace!”

Finally some good news! After a marathon of diplomatic efforts from seven nations, a Framework Agreement on Iran’s nuclear program has been reached. This opens the door to further non-proliferation efforts and to a dramatic improvement in US-Iranian relations, after decades of frozen enmity. Most Americans desire a diplomatic solution to the conflict with Iran. […]

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UFPJ Statement: Moving Away From War in Ukraine

The Ukraine conflict continues to fester, raising tensions in the region to levels not seen since the Cold War. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire and an approach to further negotiations towards a political solution. Despite this opportunity to move towards peace, the United States, NATO, and Russia are throwing fuel on […]

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Tell Your Senators: Don’t Wreck Diplomacy with Iran! 202-224-3121

Last week, 47 Republicans Senators took the shocking step of sending an “open letter” to Iranian leaders aimed at blowing up the nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers including the United States.* This follows closely on House Speaker Boehner’s unprecedented invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to the Congress in […]

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Deepening Anti-racism Work in the Peace Movement 

The following is a statement made by Michael McPhearson, former UFPJ Coordinator and the Executive Director of Veterans for Peace.   January 22, 2015 I have been asked to make comments about deepening anti-racism work in the peace movement. Perhaps another way to understand this is how to support a movement for racial justice, and specifically […]

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Protect US Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran, Netanyahu Stay Home!

The last thing the world needs is another Middle East confrontation. Yet there are politicians in both political parties, who seem determined to create one. Although the international negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have made significant progress, Senators Kirk and Menendez are reviving legislation that would threaten Iran with new sanctions. President Obama made […]

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