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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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UFPJ’s 2015 Annual Report

2015 was action filled, with a variety of movements taking to the streets in response to issues including the deaths of African-American men at the hands of the police, militarization of the police, climate change, nuclear weapons, war, and rising Islamophobia. UFPJ’s calls to action reflected our long-standing belief that we must link the wars […]

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Deepening Anti-racism Work in the Peace Movement 

The following is a statement made by Michael McPhearson, former UFPJ Coordinator and the Executive Director of Veterans for Peace.   January 22, 2015 I have been asked to make comments about deepening anti-racism work in the peace movement. Perhaps another way to understand this is how to support a movement for racial justice, and specifically […]

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Jackie Cabasso of UFPJ speaks at Press Conference with Code Pink and Congress Woman Barbara Lee's office

UFPJ Opposes New Request for Authorization for Use of Military Force

On February 17, 2015, Code Pink organized a press conference at the Oakland, California Federal Building, calling for opposition to a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force and the end to endless war in the Middle East and beyond. Speakers included WSLF executive director Jackie Cabasso, who also spoke on behalf of United […]

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