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President Obama’s Prolonging Afghanistan Occupation

As long as there are U.S. military forces in Afghanistan there will be no peace or security for Afghanistan or the U.S. United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) calls on the United States government to withdraw all forces from Afghanistan and to bring to an endto the 15-year old debacle. U.S. military intervention is a […]

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Which Candidate Did You Hear Supporting Peace?

If you heard the candidates during last night’s Democratic Party debates, you know it is time for peace and justice activists to lead! Who spoke out forcefully for diplomacy and peace? Who condemned the ways our bloated military budget has undercut spending on critical human needs like jobs, education and addressing climate change? Who condemned the […]

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PETITION: Act Now to Save Iran Deal!

United for Peace and Justice welcomes the completion of the historic international agreement with Iran, which limits its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions and the ending of its isolation. After years of futile, horrific wars, we join with peace-loving people around the world in embracing this diplomatic achievement. Click here […]

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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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War on ISIS? Oppose US Military Intervention in Syria

  Join a Nat’l Conference Call on Syria w/ Phyllis Bennis – Mon., 11/16 End War & Occupations Conference Call Call Date: Monday, November 16th, 2015 Call Time: 6:00 PM PT, 7:00 PM MT, 8:00 PM CT, 9:00 PM ET Conference Call Number: (605) 562-3140 Access Code: 952870# Backup Dial-in Numbers: (951) 262-7373 or (805) […]

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PETITION: “Real Progressives Talk About Militarism, And Military War Spending!”

Please forward this alert to your contacts, share on social media, and bring it up at your meetings! Ask them to sign the petition: “REAL PROGRESSIVES TALK ABOUT MILITARISM, WAR AND MILITARY SPENDING!” USLAW launched a petition to help progressives like Bernie Sanders to recover their voices about our failed militarized foreign policy, resulting wars and runaway military […]

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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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Action Alert: 3 Things You Can Do to Oppose US Military Intervention in Iraq!

1) Tell Your Member of Congress: Oppose US Military Intervention in Iraq or Syria Oppose the $ 571 Billion Defense Appropriations Bill Congressional Switchboard: (202) 224-3121 2) Call the White House. Let President Obama know you oppose military intervention of any kind in Iraq or Syria and urge him to seek a diplomatic solution. White House […]

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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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