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A Call to Conscience. MLK’s Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence. Relevance to U.S. Wars and Militarism Today

50 years ago, on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church, in NYC, Martin Luther King delivered his powerful and most controversial speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”.   No longer willing to keep silent about the immorality of the Vietnam War, knowing the intense criticism he would receive for speaking out, he nevertheless was […]

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Take Action to Stop Endless War at the Inauguration

Join the many actions to resist the many -isms that define Trump and to a US foreign policy that wages war for profit, no matter who is in the White House. Please RSVP for the event on Facebook and fill out the form  for up to the minute announcements of what United for Peace and Justice […]

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Challenging Trumpism, Wars and Militarism | Post-Inauguration Conference

After the Inauguration: Rest Your Feet, Feed Your Head, Stoke Your Fire! A free conference at American University’s Kay Spiritual Life Center SUNDAY – JANUARY 22:  1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Please join United for Peace and Justice, our allies, and alumi. Featured speakers include Phyllis Bennis, Michael McPhearson, Judith LeBlanc, John Feffer, Alli McCracken, Matt […]

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RSVP for Defeating Trumpism National Organizing Call

Please sign up to join our call by filling out the form and clicking ¨Send RSVP¨ and we’ll e-mail you all the call in details you’ll need to participate.

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Which Candidate Did You Hear Supporting Peace?

If you heard the candidates during last night’s Democratic Party debates, you know it is time for peace and justice activists to lead! Who spoke out forcefully for diplomacy and peace? Who condemned the ways our bloated military budget has undercut spending on critical human needs like jobs, education and addressing climate change? Who condemned the […]

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PETITION: “Real Progressives Talk About Militarism, And Military War Spending!”

Please forward this alert to your contacts, share on social media, and bring it up at your meetings! Ask them to sign the petition: “REAL PROGRESSIVES TALK ABOUT MILITARISM, WAR AND MILITARY SPENDING!” USLAW launched a petition to help progressives like Bernie Sanders to recover their voices about our failed militarized foreign policy, resulting wars and runaway military […]

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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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