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Turn Up for Mike Brown

 Protest at Boston Police Department the day after the Ferguson grand jury verdict is announced.

Black Lives Matter is a new Boston based coalition in which UJP is a member.

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Peace Activists Join Huge People's Climate March

Youth filled the streets at People's Climate March
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Our message against FGM reaches millions in Mali

Dear friends of Healthy Tomorrow and Sini Sanuman,

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Medea Benjamin video, from Harvard talk October 22, 2014

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Paul Shannon introduces Medea Benjamin. Medea Benjamin speaks on the New Wars in Syria and Iraq and how to respond to them. She also discusses the recent large climate march in New York and building a mass movement out of the peace, climate and social justice movements.

 

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Stop the Killing

On August 9, 1983, three people dressed as U.S. soldiers saluted their way onto a U.S. military base and climbed a pine tree. The base contained a school training elite Salvadoran and other foreign troops to serve dictatorships back home, with a record of nightmarish brutality following graduation. That night, once the base's lights went out, the students of this school heard, coming down from on high, the voice of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

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No Drones at Honk! Fest

The Eastern Massachusetts Anti-Drones Network marched in the Honk Fest parade Sunday, October 12, with about 15 people, signs and our drone replica.  The Honk Fest brings together activist marching bands from far and wide and the parade includes bands as well as groups supporting various progressive causes.  We got a good reception from the many people watching the parade, with only a couple of negative reactions.

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 “Facing our Nuclear Responsibilities”
Summary of September 20, 2014 Program - from Beverly Droz
With Dr. Helen Caldicott, Guntram Mueller, & Diane Turco
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No Lessons Learned in Iraq

The Professor & the President: Who’s the Bully?

Paul Shannon on the US War in Iraq and Syria

Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

Here we go again!

Paul ShannonRemarks delivered at "No US War in Iraq and Syria" rally, Boston Common, Sept 13, 2014

Here we go again!

Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq.

That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, and set off a sectarian war, opening the gates of hell.

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Jewish Voice for Peace statement on the ceasefire in Gaza

Bombing stopped, but violence continues

Only economic pressure on Israel can lead to a true and just peace.

Hours ago, Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire.

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Against a Major New US War in the Middle East: UJP Statement

  • No US military intervention or bombing of Syria and Iraq!
  • Bring all the troops home
  • No arms or training to parties to the conflict
  • Support a political solution including all concerned parties and governments based on self- determination of the people
  • Support genuine and neutral humanitarian aid such as UN efforts endorsed by the entire Security Council; oppose false aid used as a cover for military intervention
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