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August is “Nuclear-Free Future Month”

On August 6 and 9, the 71st anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we encourage you to highlight the growing dangers of wars among nuclear-armed states and the imperative of nuclear disarmament as you commemorate those horrific events. This year we are joining UNFOLD ZERO and partners around the world in […]

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PETITION: Tell the President, “Bring ALL Troops Home From Afghanistan!”

On July 6, President Obama announced his intention to maintain 8,400 troops on the ground and in harms way in Afghanistan. United for Peace and Justice opposes this continuation of ENDLESS WAR that has neither reduced incidences of terrorism throughout the world, nor made life safer for the people of Afghanistan or here at home. Please […]

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Take Action Against NATO, July 8-10!

No to NATO! No to War! Global Call for Peace Movement Action, July 8-10 (During the NATO Counter-Summit in Warsaw) Demonstration at the Army Recruiting Center, Times Square, NYC, Saturday, July 9, 2PM Click here to see the call for international action from June 8-10  Click here for more info on the July 9 demonstration […]

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VIDEO: No to NATO / No to War! Panel Presentation

NATO is an imperial alliance. Beyond the ostensible goal of containing the USSR, now Russia, NATO reinforces US interventions across the Middle East and North Africa. With the war against Serbia, NATO began wars violating the UN charter, followed by Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya. Eight NATO nations are at war in Syria. The Ukraine crisis, […]

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US Conference of Mayors Unanimously Adopt Resolution to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons & Redirect Spending to Meet Human Needs

www.mayorsforpeace.org                                                            www.2020visioncampaign,org For immediate release: June 28, 2016 Contact: Jackie Cabasso, Mayors for Peace North American Coordinator, (510) 306-0119; wslf@earthlink.net U.S. Conference of Mayors Unanimously Adopts Resolution “Calling on the Next U.S. President to Pursue Diplomacy with Other Nuclear-Armed States; Participate in Negotiations for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons; Cut Nuclear Weapons Spending and Redirect Funds […]

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Report Back: UFPJ Tackles Forever War & Nuclear/NATO Threat at Left Forum 2016 (Video)

Exactly one month ago, United for Peace and Justice participated in the Left Forum 2016 in New York City. The Left Forum is one of the largest gatherings of radicals and leftists in the United States, with thousands of participants and hundreds of workshops, panels, and plenaries. Last year, the UFPJ coordinating committee decided to […]

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Statement: “We Must Affirm the Rights & Humanity of All Individuals”

As a 9/11 family member, whose sister died in the North Tower of the World Trade Center, my first response to yesterday’s tragedy at the Pulse Club in Orlando can only be profound grief and compassion.  Fifteen years ago, I lived through the shock, horror, and uncertainty that you and your families are experiencing. As […]

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Send a Letter to the Editor on Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima

Thanks again for signing our letter to President Obama, calling on him to make his visit to Hiroshima a meaningful step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons. We delivered the letter, with nearly 1500 signatures, before Obama spoke in Hiroshima. Right up until the last moment there was media speculation that the President would not […]

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UFPJ Delivers Letter w/ 1,500 Signatures to POTUS Ahead of Hiroshima Visit

Click here for a PDF copy of the Press Release: http://www.unitedforpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/UFPJ-Press-Release-5_26-Obama-in-Hiroshima.pdf Click here for a PDF copy of the Signed Letter to President Obama: http://www.unitedforpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/UFPJ-Letter-to-President-of-USA-Barack-Obama-re-Hiroshima-and-Nuclear-Disarmament.pdf     For Immediate Release Contact: Matt De Vlieger Phone: (917) 410-0119 Website: www.unitedforpeace.org Email: info.ufpj@gmail.com Twitter: @unitedforpeace Actions Speak Louder than Words: Obama Must Meet With A-Bomb Survivors & Cancel $1 […]

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Sign the Letter to Obama: Actions Speak Louder than Words On Nuclear Abolition!

On May 27, President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima. The President’s spokespeople say that he will not offer an apology for the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 and that he will not make a major speech. Unverified media reports speculate that he may meet with U.S. troops […]

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