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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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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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Join the Global Days of Action on Military Spending (April 5-18)

People across the globe are organizing local actions to decry current priorities that spend $1.75 trillion/year on arms when our planet is in crisis. On April 5, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute will release its annual report on world military expenditures. April 15 is U.S. Tax Day. This year, April 5 – 18, have […]

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Stop Funding War Business As Usual! CALL-IN TODAY 202-224-3121

Voting on 2014 Defense Appropriations Bill may come as early as Tuesday afternoon STOP FUNDING WAR BUSINESS AS USUAL! Call your Representative! Time to stop favoring the Pentagon over urgent human needs at home. Ask Them to Vote NO! on HR 2397. Call 202 224 3121 (Capitol Switchboard) and ask for your Rep. To Find Out your Rep : http://www.contactingthecongress.org/ […]

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HR 2937 FY 2014 Defense Appropriations Bill ($598.1 billion) will come to the floor the beginning of next week

July 17, 2013 The word is that HR 2937 FY 2014 Defense Appropriations Bill ($598.1 billion) will come to the floor the beginning of next week. As of yesterday, 155 amendments to the bill have been submitted. For the list : http://rules.house.gov/bill/hr-2397 Some of these amendments are for items most of us support: blocking US […]

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Jobs-Not -Wars organizers are moving to the streets to take action.

We are excited about the success of the Jobs Not Wars petition in bringing together the voices of tens of thousands of people to ensure Congress and the President heard our call for a redirection of our nation’s resources from war and Pentagon spending to fund job creation and the health and well-being of communities. To see […]

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