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Action On Armistice Day

By Thea Paneth,UFPJ Coordinating Committee Member & Boston Area OrganizerThe eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was the day that the Armistice between WWI Allies and Germany went into effect in 1918.  World War I or the War To End All Wars was fought from July 28, 1914 to November 11, […]

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End U.S. Responsibility for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen (2015-now)

Crisis in Yemen continues with tens of thousands of people killed, 19 million people on the verge of starvation, and a raging cholera epidemic that has made more than half a million people ill. Saudi Arabia has been bombing Yemen and blocking key harbors so that food cannot get to the people. And the United States […]

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Stop War with North Korea; Online Teach-ins Continue Wednesday

Those of us who know that diplomacy, not aggression, is needed in North Korea have a responsibility to oppose any military threats or action taken in the name of the United States. United for Peace and Justice calls on all peace groups and organizations to take action to protest the unhinged nuclear threats coming from the […]

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Sad Anniversary. 16 Years in Afghanistan; Tell Trump to Get Us Out!

Afghanistan – The Forgotten War Watching the PBS series on Vietnam is a graphic reminder of the horrors of war.  Unfortunately, one of the few things the U.S. government learned from Vietnam was how to hide the horrors of the Afghanistan war from public view as much as possible, to prevent the backlash received during […]

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Join the ‘Peace Hub’ of the People’s Climate March

On April 29, the People’s Climate March will shake Washington. Sister marches will span cities across the US, and around the globe. Peace and justice activists everywhere will raise our voices together to say: “Stop the Wars, Save the Planet!” UFPJ has been organizing with the Peace Hub of the People’s Climate March– a coalition […]

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Host or Attend a Rapid Response Action to Protest US Military Action in Syria

Peace and Justice activists are taking to the streets to protest the illegal and dangerous US military action in Syria. UFPJ is calling for local actions across the country to stop US military involvement in Syria! Read our statement from earlier today. Act now, to host an action in your community to resist the Trump […]

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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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LISTEN: National Briefing Call on Confronting Islamophobia

Listen to UFPJ’s Confronting Islamophobia Working Group, allies, and activists from around the country, for an informative briefing and dialogue on current and imminent attacks against targeted communities. Our experienced panelists lead a discussion on what we can do as a movement to fight the Islamophobia and racism that plague our communities and US policy […]

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Confronting Islamophobia and Defending Human Rights Under ANY President

Dear UFPJ Activist, You appreciate that America’s strength lies in our diversity and that is why UFPJ organized our new Confronting Islamophobia Working Group. The group brings together Muslim-American activists, labor organizers, anti-violence trainers, and community organizers who are developing tools and programs to organize against violence and hate crimes directed against Muslims and Muslim […]

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Standing Up to Nuclear Threats is Our Job

Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]

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