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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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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

PRE-ELECTION ACTION IN NYC FOCUSES ON TRUMP & CLINTON MILITARISM

This is an urgent announcement for an imminent action in New York City. Please take a moment to RSVP and share it widely with your groups and peace contacts. ANTIWAR ACTION IN NYC WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 AT 2PM! From: Times Square Army Recruiting Station To: Trump and Clinton Campaign Headquarters Will you join us? RSVP HERE: http://peacepledge.unitedforpeace.org/nyc-antiwar-protest-rsvp/ […]

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No DPL! UFPJ Statement in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux

United for Peace and Justice, a national antiwar coalition since 2003, supports the tribes gathered to protect the Missouri River from illegal pipeline construction in North Dakota. We call on President Obama to intervene on behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to close down the pipeline: The location of the pipeline was moved because […]

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Mourning Tom Hayden

United for Peace and Justice mourns the death of Tom Hayden, a long-time friend and generous supporter of our organization. Tom Hayden will be remembered as one of the giants of the movement for peace and social justice in our lifetime. Through all the major struggles of the past decades – for civil rights, peace, […]

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Election Worries? PEACE PLEDGE to Keep War Out of the White House!

Dear Peace Ally, I want to let you know about the exciting new “Peace Pledge” campaign that United for Peace and Justice is launching.  The pledge is a commitment to take action for peace and justice up to and beyond the 2016 U.S. elections and it’s ready for you to sign right now. As the mother […]

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Senate to Vote on Blocking Weapons to Saudia Arabia this Wednesday! Call (202) 224-3121, NOW!!

The Saudi Coalition, backed by the U.S, has committed a multitude of war crimes in Yemen killing thousands of innocent civilians. The Senate and House are taking action by putting forth legislation to stop the current $1.15 billion US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia. There must be consequences for the atrocities committed by Saudi Arabia. […]

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[AUDIO] “The Many Wars of Syria” Briefing with Phyllis Bennis

Listen to the audio of our recent briefing call from the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 14th, 21016 http://pdamerica.hipcast.com/deluge/pdamerica-20160914214137-7154.mp3 Let’s start out the fall with a new commitment to follow more closely the carnage in Syria. Is it a civil war? Is it a proxy war between the nuclear powers ? Is it also a proxy war […]

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ACTION & EVENT | Art Build for Peace Rally at First Presidential Debate at Hofstra

While the Presidential candidates advocate for reckless, endless military expansion and military spending, we’ll be building a peace zone to demand diplomacy and accountability in U.S. foreign policy. Please join Peace Action for an art build for a peace rally at Hofstra University immediately before the first Presidential debate! The art build for the rally […]

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EVENT | Brooklyn For Peace addresses: “A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO and Putin’s Russia”

THURSDAY, SEPT 15, 7 pm: A New Cold War? The U.S., NATO and Putin’s Russia Does NATO make Europe and the U.S. more or less secure? Is NATO’s military buildup dangerous? How should the peace movement respond to NATO? A Community Forum with Joseph Gerson, Director, Peace and Economic Security Program, American Friends Service Committee […]

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