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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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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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We, the People, Silent No More

The global situation is careening out of control. Our President, who stated in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now ending”, has authorized the bombing of 7 countries (most with which we are not at war):  Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Syria, Somalia and Libya. The U.S. is currently sparring with Russia […]

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Tell Your Senators, On Iran: “Yes to Peace!”

Finally some good news! After a marathon of diplomatic efforts from seven nations, a Framework Agreement on Iran’s nuclear program has been reached. This opens the door to further non-proliferation efforts and to a dramatic improvement in US-Iranian relations, after decades of frozen enmity. Most Americans desire a diplomatic solution to the conflict with Iran. […]

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UFPJ Statement: Moving Away From War in Ukraine

The Ukraine conflict continues to fester, raising tensions in the region to levels not seen since the Cold War. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire and an approach to further negotiations towards a political solution. Despite this opportunity to move towards peace, the United States, NATO, and Russia are throwing fuel on […]

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UFPJ Opposes New Request for Authorization for Use of Military Force

On February 17, 2015, Code Pink organized a press conference at the Oakland, California Federal Building, calling for opposition to a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force and the end to endless war in the Middle East and beyond. Speakers included WSLF executive director Jackie Cabasso, who also spoke on behalf of United […]

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Download UFPJ’s Call to Action! “Time for Global Super Power for Peace and Justice to Rise Again!”

Click here to download the printable PDF version of this statement, for distribution.  

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UFPJ Sponsors People’s Climate March!

Here’s some very exciting news!  UFPJ will have a strong presence in New York City over the People’s Climate March weekend, September 20-22. The whole spectrum of the Progressive Movement – environmental, labor, peace, interfaith, anti-nuclear, racial and economic justice and more – will be back on the streets of New York on Sunday, September 21, […]

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No Time for Silence …

The dual tragedies playing out in Gaza and Iraq are graphic reminders of the catastrophic costs of militarism. Each has multiple causes, but paramount among them, American military power and Washington’s decades-old build up of Israeli military power have caused unimaginable suffering among civilian populations. Neither story is at an end. And the need to […]

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