Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]
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One of the most important struggles of our time is unfolding before our eyes and we refuse to sit on the sidelines. Listen to find out how you can support those on the front lines at Standing Rock with more than just a click. Sign our petition here and listen below. On the evening of Thursday, […]
The #IraqTribunal will be livestreaming beginning at 9:30AM. UFPJ is proud to be a part of this important project led by CodePink. Many UFPJ leaders and allies will be featured in the Tribunal.
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 […]
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. […]
UFPJ is asking our activists and member groups to submit testimony on the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War. After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it’s time for truth and accountability. The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will unify the global anti-war/peace movements with other justice movements by uplifting testimonies of […]
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 […]
Today we are confronted with a new reality. And we cannot sit back. When we launched the Peace Pledge, we recognized that whichever pro-war candidate was elected, we would need to rebuild a strong movement for peace and justice, for the long term. The Peace Pledge campaign was designed to carry social movement organizing through […]