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Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War: 2.5 minutes in the age of Trump

The growing hostility between the US and Russia, North Korea and Iran makes it more urgent to reduce the risk of nuclear war, as do plans to spend a trillion dollars replacing US nuclear weapons by new ones more suited for first-strike. Nuclear war can be triggered on purpose or through miscalculation, terror or error, […]

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[LISTEN] National No to NATO, No to War! Briefing Call with European Allies

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a dangerous, aggressive and outdated alliance with its roots in the cold war. NATO is an imperial and nuclear force. It’s expansion to Russia’s borders, in violation of an agreement between President Bush and Gorbachev is the primary cause of current U.S.-Russian tensions. Today, US troops and their […]

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[Action Alert] Diplomacy, Not War on the Korean Peninsula

Amidst speculation about a potentially imminent nuclear weapon or missile test by North Korea, tensions on the Korean peninsula are rising to the highest level in decades, as US and North Korean officials posit threats and counter-threats of pre-emptive military strikes. Even hawkish former Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has warned: “We have the potential […]

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Stop US Military Action In Syria. Call the White House & Congress

Once again, the United States is sliding towards a wider war in the Middle East. Only two days after the first allegations of the use of chemical weapons against a village in Syria, the United States has attacked an air base in Syria with more than fifty sea launched cruise missiles. With both Russian and […]

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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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Tell Your Senators: “Reject Neil Gorsuch – Complicit in Torture”

While Neil Gorsuch has remained evasive about his legal rulings and views during his Senate confirmation hearings, peace and justice advocates have one crucial reason to work for his rejection as a Supreme Court justice. Mr. Gorsuch, who was principal deputy to the associate attorney general under former President George W. Bush, from June 2005 […]

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Stop Trump from Starting Nuclear War- Sign the Movement-wide Petition!

In the last few months, the peace and justice movement has united and effectively fought back against racism, islamophobia, and militarism. We’re listening and responding to the people and one thing is clear: Americans don’t want Donald Trump to have supreme authority to launch a nuclear strike! Right now, Trump has the power to start […]

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Our Movement’s In Action – A Schedule You’ll Want to Be A Part Of!

The Trump Administration has been up-front about one thing: they’re prepared to cut programs for human needs to feed military greed. Today, as we celebrate International Women’s Day and A Day Without a Woman, the world depends on the peace movement to reactivate, reorganize, and recommit ourselves to stopping Washington’s endless wars for profit. We’ve […]

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In Solidarity & Action: UFPJ’s 2016 Annual Report

As 2016 ends, UFPJ looks back on a year of educating, organizing and protest that included our presence at Standing Rock, participation in the Iraq Tribunal, challenging weapons sales to the Saudi government, protesting both presidential candidates, raising the alarm about the growing danger of wars among nuclear-armed states, and promoting the Global Days of […]

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If this Election Made You Sick, the Peace Pledge is Your Cure

Today we are confronted with a new reality. And we cannot sit back. When we launched the Peace Pledge, we recognized that whichever pro-war candidate was elected, we would need to rebuild a strong movement for peace and justice, for the long term. The Peace Pledge campaign was designed to carry social movement organizing through […]

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