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Category: Past Events

MILLION DOORS FOR PEACE

September 20, 2008 – National Day of Action: Be part of one of the most ambitious and innovative anti-war activities to date! On Saturday, September 20, thousands of volunteers across the U.S. will knock on a Million Doors for Peace. United for Peace and Justice is partnering with US Action/True Majority, Win Without War, and…

International Day of Non-Violence 08

In 2007, the United Nations declared October 2 as “International Day of Non-Violence”, selecting the anniversary of Gandhi’s birth in recognition of the historical tradition he followed and the powerful inspiration he provided of building a more human world through the tools and principles of active non-violence. In the 60 years since Gandhi’s death, the…

WEAPONS OR WINDMILLS?

Coming Together to Convert the Permanent War EconomyTuesday, August 5th at 6:30 p.m.All Souls Church1157 Lexington Avenue (at 80th Street)Doors open at 6:30 for light refreshments, program begins at 7:00. On this 63rd Anniversary of the United States’ bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to destroy millions of lives…

David vs. Goliath

Opposing U.S. Military Bases Abroad Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 6:30 pm CUNY Graduate Center sponsored by United for Peace and Justice, Peace Action NYS, Campaign for Peace & Democracy, Humanist Movement, The Center for Place, Culture, & Politics & Department of Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center, Granny Peace Brigade, Women’s International League for Peace and…

No Bases Initiative in the Czech Republic

Even many in the peace movement don’t know that the US has proposed to install 10 interceptor missiles in Poland and a radar military base in the Czech Republic. The missiles and radar taken together constitute an anti-missile system purportedly meant to defend against Iran and other rogue states, but in fact, they represent a…

March 6 is a Courageous Stand

For far too long, Colombians have suffered torture, displacement, disappearance, and general misery under the dark shadow of paramilitary and military terror, constantly taking new and more menacing forms. To our everlasting shame, citizens of the United States have unwittingly made a decisive contribution to these horrors for close to half a century. The vigil…