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People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes Thursday targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels who were taking over a key port city in the country's south and had driven the embattled president to flee by sea, security officials said. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Urgent Yemen Briefing and Action Steps: Stop the Saudi Arabia Arms Sales

Please join this important conference call to help prevent a further humanitarian disaster from happening in Yemen and stop the U.S. from selling arms to Saudi Arabia.Monday, June 5th 5PM Pacific, 6PM Mountain, 7PM Central, 8PM EasternDial-in Number: (605) 472-5575Access Code: 944808iPhone: (605) 472-5575, 944808# Agenda (Eastern Times)8:00 – 8:20 PM (20 mins) What you need […]

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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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a dangerous, aggressive and outdated alliance with its roots in the cold war.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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Host or Attend a Rapid Response Action to Protest US Military Action in Syria

Peace and Justice activists are taking to the streets to protest the illegal and dangerous US military action in Syria. UFPJ is calling for local actions across the country to stop US military involvement in Syria! Read our statement from earlier today. Act now, to host an action in your community to resist the Trump […]

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Standing Up to Nuclear Threats is Our Job

Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

PRE-ELECTION ACTION IN NYC FOCUSES ON TRUMP & CLINTON MILITARISM

This is an urgent announcement for an imminent action in New York City. Please take a moment to RSVP and share it widely with your groups and peace contacts. ANTIWAR ACTION IN NYC WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 AT 2PM! From: Times Square Army Recruiting Station To: Trump and Clinton Campaign Headquarters Will you join us? RSVP HERE: http://peacepledge.unitedforpeace.org/nyc-antiwar-protest-rsvp/ […]

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Election Worries? PEACE PLEDGE to Keep War Out of the White House!

Dear Peace Ally, I want to let you know about the exciting new “Peace Pledge” campaign that United for Peace and Justice is launching.  The pledge is a commitment to take action for peace and justice up to and beyond the 2016 U.S. elections and it’s ready for you to sign right now. As the mother […]

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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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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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