Afghanistan/Pakistan

Afghanistan fact sheets and resources

This page contains fact sheets on the conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan.   They were written by UFPJ Afghanistan Working Group and contain both UFPJ and UJP contact information.    Please print and distribute widely.

There is also a petition targeted at Senator Kerry.   We presented a large number of signatures to his staff in October 2011.  Please return filled in petitions to UJP.

AFSC and National Priorities Project released (April 24, 2009) a 4-page color brochure,  The Costs of War in Afghanistan.

9/11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows wrote a great primer, Afghanistan: Ending A Failed Military Strategy

See additional UFPJ resources.

 

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Rally: No to a Bad "Grand Bargain"

When: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 12:00 pm
Where: Downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office • Cambridge St and New Chardon St • Boston
2012 Dec 19 - 12:00pm

Highway Robbery - Yesterday & TodayJoin us as we deliver a letter to Senators Kerry and Brown to protest a bad "grand bargain".  Tell us in advance that you'll be there -- Register to attend!

President Obama is bargaining with Republicans to cut the deficit. But he shouldn’t balance the budget on the backs of ordinary people, who didn’t cause the problems.

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The "Grand Bargain" is a Turkey!

When: Monday, November 26, 2012, 12:00 pm
Where: Downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office • Cambridge St and New Chardon St • Boston
2012 Nov 26 - 12:00pm

Grand TurkeyJoin us at a rally! Bring appropriate props and costumes (turkeys, billionaire costumes) -- and tell us in advance that you'll be there! Register to attend!

President Obama wants to bargain with Republicans to cut the deficit. But he shouldn’t balance the budget on the backs of ordinary people, who didn’t cause the problems.

On November 7, the people of 91 Massachusetts cities and towns passed the Budget for All by a 3 to 1 margin.  It calls for budget principles that will put people back to work, fight climate change, rebuild our economy for the future, and stop endless wars, while balancing the budget:

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