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People inspect damage at a house after it was destroyed by an air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa, February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

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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CONGRESS STOP WEAPONS SALES TO SAUDI ARABIA

TIME SENSITIVE: Organizational Sign-On to Stop Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia

Add Your Group’s Endorsement to Peace Movement Letter to Congress ***THURSDAY DEADLINE!!!*** So far, two dozen national and local peace organizations have already signed on to a letter to Congress urging them to reject the planned $1.15 billion foreign military sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. To add your organization to this letter, use […]

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Support “Disarm! International Peace Bureau Congress 2016”

 The IPB world congress is less than a month away. Will a member of your UFPJ organization be joining us Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in Berlin, Germany?   Visit their site to register and to find out more about the schedule:https://www.ipb2016.berlin/   Support their efforts for advertisement and outreach by supporting the thunderclap via facebook, twitter, and/or […]

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Registration for the “No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism” Conference in Washington, D.C., September 23-25 is almost closed, as space is filling up.

Registration for the “No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism” Conference in Washington, D.C., September 23-25 is almost closed, as space is filling up. Click here to see the event agenda and to register for No War 2016: http://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2016/ Here’s a message from the event organizers: “Friday and Saturday events will be livestreamed at TheRealNews.com and […]

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URGENT ACTION: Send a Letter to Congress to Halt Saudi Weapons Deal

The Peace Movement has a rare opportunity to get Congress to halt weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, which is a human rights violator and is committing deadly war crimes in Yemen with the support of the U.S. The Obama Administration has recently blocked the sale of cluster bombs to the Saudi Kingdom, but the State Dept. has permitted the […]

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Join UFPJ Allies at the World Social Forum in Montreal Aug. 9-14

It’s hard to believe that the World Social Forum is already well underway in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It seems like just yesterday that UFPJ was on some of the earliest North American outreach calls with the organizers. This week, there are hundreds of workshops and actions going on around the city, which is hosting thousands of […]

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It’s No Time for Peace Organizing to Slow Down!

It may be summertime, but that doesn’t mean that UFPJ’s taking a holiday. Between the racist killings and harassment on our streets, endless U.S. wars abroad, and military games being conducted by nuclear armed states, we are campaigning tirelessly and creatively to end these crises. Voting, alone, will not pull us out of the fire. […]

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