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Call for Olympic Truce Actions – Diplomacy NOT War!

Another war with North Korea would be disastrous. It could easily go nuclear. It should be unthinkable. For South Korea, which would bear the brunt of any conflict, there is NO military option. As 58 retired US military leaders acknowledged in a letter to Trump, military action “would result in hundreds of thousands of casualties.” The […]

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United for Peace and Justice [UFPJ] 2017 Annual Report

The struggle for peace and justice has never been easy. Knowing that United for Peace and Justice is able to build on the experience of 15 years of organizing should give us all a sense of hope and possibility, even as the world faces the new dangers brought on by the Trump presidency. With all […]

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Join CODEPINK’s Week of Action to Divest from the War Machine February 5-11, 2018

UFPJ along with many of our members groups have joined the Coalition to Divest from the War Machine and are preparing to be part of CODEPINK’s week of action, February 5-11. The War Machine prioritizes “defense” and corporate interests over human rights, military spending over diplomacy and aid, preparing for combat over preventing wars, and […]

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New Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases Plans National Action

More than 250 activists came together at the Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases, January 12-14, at the University of Baltimore, and agreed to support a new Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases.  The Coalition is now planning a National Day of Anti-War Action in the spring. UFPJ encourages all our member groups to participate […]

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No “Peace Process” Exists to Destroy, But Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Dangerous as Hell, by Phyllis Bennis

Direct violations of international law are nothing new when it comes to U.S. policy towards Israel. What is new, however, is the deliberately provocative, reckless nature of Trump’s decision despite the various and far-reaching risksTrump’s plan to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and potentially to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to […]

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Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases , Jan 12-14 in Baltimore

January 12 – 14, 2018University of Baltimore, Learning Commons Town HallBaltimore, Maryland Organized by: Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military BasesPeace, justice and environmental organizations in the United States are collectively organizing a 3-day national conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases on January 12-14, 2018, at the University of Baltimore, Maryland.Endorsers include: Alliance for Global Justice • Black […]

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Trump’s Refusal to Certify Iran’s Performance under Nuclear Agreement

While attention has been focused on the Trump administration’s dangerous nuclear confrontation with North Korea, another Trump action is adding fuel to a spreading conflagration on the other side of the world, in the Middle East. In October, President Trump refused to certify that Iran’s performance under the agreement limiting its nuclear programs was sufficient […]

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Stop War with North Korea: Take Action on Veterans/Armistice Day Nov. 11

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was the day that the Armistice between WWI Allies and Germany went into effect in 1918. World War I or the War to End All Wars was fought from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 mobilizing 70 million military personnel.  Sixteen million died […]

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Congratulating AFL-CIO for Adopting Resolution 50: War is Not the Answer

United for Peace and Justice congratulates the AFL-CIO for adopting Resolution 50: War is Not the Answer at its recent convention, on October 25, 2017.  In Resolution 50, “[T]he AFL-CIO calls upon the president and Congress to bring the war dollars home and make our priority as a nation rebuilding this country’s crumbling infrastructure, creating millions of living wage jobs and […]

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Action On Armistice Day

By Thea Paneth,UFPJ Coordinating Committee Member & Boston Area OrganizerThe eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month was the day that the Armistice between WWI Allies and Germany went into effect in 1918.  World War I or the War To End All Wars was fought from July 28, 1914 to November 11, […]

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