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LISTEN: IRAQ – US do no harm! There is NO military solution (Audio)

United for Peace and Justice hosted and recorded an emergency briefing call on Iraq on July 8. To listen, dial 712-432-1219. When prompted for meeting ID, enter: 446-724-667#.  When prompted for reference number, enter: 4# We know that there is NO MILITARY SOLUTION to the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. Our movement needs to organize […]

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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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Your Voice Is Urgently Needed! To Advance Diplomacy and Avoid War

The Senate is back in session and will soon be considering the Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act (S 1881). The clear purpose of this bill is to undermine the promising diplomatic opening to Iran, undertaken by the Obama Administration.  The vast majority of Americans are tired of war and want peaceful solutions to problems. But the […]

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Iran, Israeli Peace Movement & Pressuring Congress

Yesterday, as the nation celebrated the Martin Luther King holiday, inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) began monitoring Iran’s compliance with a historic deal reached Nov. 24 in Geneva between Iran, Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, to diplomatically resolve the conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad […]

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ACT NOW: Stop Iran Legislation & National Defense Authorization Act

There is one thing worse than a “do-nothing” Congress, and that’s a Congress that actively promotes militarism and war. This week the House of Representatives will be voting on two dangerous bills: Representative Cantor  (R-VA), with the support of some Democrats, will introduce legislation calling for increased sanctions on Iran and zero enrichment of uranium. This bill could […]

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Call on the White House to Exit Afghanistan NOW!

After 12 years in Afghanistan, the longest war in U.S. history, it is time for our troops and contractors to come home now – leaving no one behind. Secretary of State John Kerry and President Hamid Karzai are finalizing negotiations to keep as many as 10,000 troops in Afghanistan for years to come. The Obama […]

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Nov. 22-24: Close the SOA, Resist Militarization

Click here for more information about the November Vigil at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia The American people are decisively rejecting the “military solutions” approach of the Pentagon-driven U.S. foreign policy. Let’s build on that! Mass mobilizations of people who organize themselves to struggle collectively for a better world, are a key element for our success as […]

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Act Now to Stop U.S. War with Syria

Once again the President is leading a rush into war. He is demanding Congress give him speedy authorization to launch attacks, on Syria this time, to punish and deter chemical weapons use.  Once again, the case for going to war is sketchy, and the U.S. government is short-circuiting United Nations inspections that might provide answers. […]

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Take Action: No U.S. Military Intervention in Syria

As UFPJ honors the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, U.S. Navy Ships approach Syria with the threat of an imminent attack. We can’t help but think back to the words of  Dr. Martin Luther King about the travesty of war.  Dr. King stated that “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about […]

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Commemorate 50 Years of Marching for Justice

Please join United for Peace and Justice in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington on August 24th in our nation’s capital. We need a strong peace and anti-war contingent to echo King’s words about the inextricable links between racism, poverty and war.  Let’s make sure Dr. King’s message is loud and clear on […]

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