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“War Is A Lie” Book Tour – See David Swanson Near You

Author, activist, journalist, radio host, and UFPJ ally David Swanson is going on a tour around the country to talk about his new book. The updated second edition of War Is A Lie will be published on April 5, 2016. Download the flyer here. David is coming to an event near you and we hope […]

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Mobilizing for an Action-Packed April to Defend Our Rights & End War!

2016 has already proven to be a very active year for the peace movement, as groups around the country take action on urgent issues like the Syrian Crisis, US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, and the catastrophic War on Yemen. Please scroll down to learn about 3 significant mass mobilizations that United for Peace and […]

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UFPJ Endorses “Democracy Spring” (April 11-16) – Mass Nonviolent Action for Free & Fair Elections

United for Peace and Justice has endorsed Democracy Spring and your organization should too! It’s time to take mass nonviolent action on a historic scale to save our democracy. This April, in Washington, D.C., we will demand a Congress that will take immediate action to end the corruption of big money in our politics and ensure […]

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UFPJ Endorses “Democracy Awakening” (April 16-18) & Your Group Should Too

Join us April 16-18 as we demand a democracy in which voting rights are protected and the integrity of the vote is not undermined by big money. Democracy Awakening is a broad coalition of organizations representing the labor, peace, environmental, student, racial justice, civil rights and money in politics reform movements. We share a firm […]

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US Militarism’s Expanse and the Need for a Movement to Cut Military Spending and Invest in Human Needs

Despite the fact that we inhabit a war culture and machine with a vast reach and capacity never seen before, we must stand strong in opposition to endless war. It falls upon us as peace activists to inspire American people – and people around the world – to call for an end to war, to […]

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Join the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (April 5-18)

People across the globe are organizing local actions to decry current priorities that spend $1.75 trillion/year on arms when our planet is in crisis. On April 5, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute will release its annual report on world military expenditures. April 15 is U.S. Tax Day. This year, April 5 – 18, have […]

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Attend the 2016 Summit on Saudi Arabia

We encourage you to make your way to Washington DC on March 5-6 for the first-ever 2-day Summit on Saudi Arabia and US-Saudi ties, hosted by CODEPINK, United for Peace & Justice, The Nation Magazine, Institute for Policy Studies, Peace Action, and many others. The new wave of hostilities unleashed by the the January 2 […]

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LISTEN: Peace Movement Briefing on the US-Saudi Alliance

with Medea Benjamin and Rusti Eisenberg Listen to the call from Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (During the New Hampshire Primary results)   Hosted By: Progressive Democrats of America and United For Peace and Justice Moderated by: Rusti Eisenberg, co-convener of UFPJ’s Legislative Working Group, Brooklyn For Peace, and Professor of Contemporary Foreign Affairs at Hofstra […]

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UFPJ Sponsors Summit on Saudi Arabia

The United States and Saudi Arabia have long shared an virtually unquestioned alliance and various business ties around oil, militarism, and finance. Despite Saudi Arabia’s extreme human rights abuses and threats to national and global security, the United States still supports the Kingdom with massive weapons sales and through close diplomatic relations. The coziness of […]

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PETITION: Stop Sending Weapons to Saudi Arabia

Despite Saudi Arabia’s history of aggression, brutality, and human rights abuses, the United States continues to provide the country with weapons and the tools to commit its violence. Please sign a petition to make that stop. UFPJ has banded with partner organizations to: Call on the governments of the world to stop providing Saudi Arabia with weaponry. Boycott […]

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