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Why We Need an Iran Pledge of Resistance

Edited and revised from an article in TruthOut about cuts in Social Security – Pledge of Resistance by Robert Naiman. In the 1980s, during Reagan’s war in Central America, there was a movement called the Pledge of Resistance. The basic idea was that you sign a pledge that if Reagan invades Nicaragua, you’re willing to […]

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Action Alert! 3/6: Call Senators to Oppose Lieberman-Graham Bill

3/6: Call Senators to Oppose Lieberman-Graham Bill United for Peace & Justice Legislative Working Group Thousands of AIPAC lobbyists are flooding the Capitol today, pushing members of Congress to a more belligerent stand on Iran.As early as this week, the Senate may be voting on S.Res. 380, a dangerous bill introduced by Senators Lieberman, Casey […]

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Educational Resources About Iran

Educational Resource List: Statement for the Record on the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence – In this January 31, 2012 testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the most recent Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community, Director of National Intelligence James […]

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Vigil to stop a war on Iran: Friday, February 24, 7 pm at Love Park

United for Peace & Justice PROTEST U.S. DOUBLE STANDARDS: END U.S. NUCLEAR MISSILE TESTS! NO WAR ON IRAN! MOVE THE MONEY FROM THE PENTAGON TO THE PEOPLE Vigil: Friday, February 24, 7 pm at Love Park in Philadelphia 15th and JFK on the NW corner at City Hall one block north of Market Street on […]

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Protest U.S Double Standards: End U.S Nuclear Missle Tests! No War On Iran

As we approach the 9th anniversary of “Shock and Awe,” we are once again seeing U.S. politicians and elected officials targeting an oil-rich nation in the Persian Gulf, claiming that it might soon build nuclear weapons, a claim based on sketchy evidence provided by sources we never see.  This time the target is Iran, and […]

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Public Opinion about military Action Against Iran

Public opinion is always hard to gauge, but here are some resources to help us think about what people are thinking and how the peace community should craft our messages to prevent war. Polling.com The polls from this site seemed mix. People are not necessarily for war, but they seem to believe a firm stand […]

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Manufacturing the Iran Threat

Here are links to Iranian voices speaking on the threat of war and two articles about the drive to war with Iran. Raising Their Voices: Iranian Civil Society Reflections on the Military Option:  If a war were to take place right now, the atmosphere would definitely become more restricted and more limitations would be imposed upon intellectuals, […]

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