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Statement on Recent Attacks and Global Violence

United for Peace and Justice shares with people around the world a deep sorrow over the recent attacks in Paris, along with the civilian deaths on the downed Russian airplane and in Beirut. The massive news coverage of Paris brings home to everyone the humanity of these particular victims and the tragedy of innocent lives […]

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  UFPJ supports the following call-to-action as part of the Peace and Planet network. Please make a generous donation to UFPJ today so that we can continue our work for peace and strengthening our network at this difficult time. Post your local Dec. 1oth action on our calendar, here.   We are all the victims […]

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WSLF to Dept. of Energy: Manhattan Project Nat’l Historical Park Must Include Nuclear Casualties

Below, is the comment of the Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF) on the Memorandum of Agreement Between the United States Department of the Interior and the United States Department of Energy for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. WSLF is a member group of United for Peace and Justice and it’s Executive Director, Jackie Cabasso also […]

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Obama’s Strategy for Iraq: Escalation

With the Islamic State on the rise, and the ever pressing threat of U.S. attacks or invasion in the Middle East, the peace movement is demanding that President Obama come clean on his strategy for Iraq. While the President has recently claimed that he has “no complete Iraq strategy,” the administration is already deploying around 500 troops, and building […]

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UFPJ Takes the to Streets!

UFPJ has been out in force, marching in the streets of New York and endorsing actions across the country!  Our members turned out in numbers to demand that the nuclear-armed nations get serious about disarmament. The march was the culmination of the Peace & Planet Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World, an inspiring […]

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Reporting Back from the Left Forum 2015

This weekend, UFPJ was pleased to participate in the Left Forum at John Jay Community College in NYC. It was great to see many of you there. According to their own website: Left Forum convenes the largest annual conference of a broad spectrum of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations and the interested public. Conference participants come […]

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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 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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Call Your Rep to Sign on to Lee/Rigell Letter Opposing US Military in Iraq

To this point the only organized expressions of Congressional opinion have occurred in the House.Rep. Barbara Lee has taken the lead on this. Last month, when the House of Representatives was deliberating on the FY 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill, she offered two amendments aimed at preventing US military intervention in Iraq. While both amendments were […]

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A Letter from Leslie Cagan, Phyllis Bennis, Bill Fletcher & Other UFPJ Founders

Friends and Members, Let’s not beat around the bush. We’re writing this letter to encourage you to make a donation to United for Peace and Justice, a generous donation. As the world watched the U.S. get ready to go to war against Iraq, we were part of the small group that convened in the fall of […]

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