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Welcome to the UJP Discussion Forum!

UJP wants to hear your ideas about strategy for the peace and justice movement in 2010, and what programs and activities to sponsor.  How can the peace movement be effective during the Obama administration, in the midst of economic recession and continuing wars and occupations?  Education, mass action, congressional lobbying, supporting military families, outreach to progressive organizations -- what will work?  What ideas have you taken away from the meetings and conferences you have attended?  UJP hopes to facilitate a free ranging discussion to help clarify our thought and provide direct

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“We Must Learn to Live Together as Brothers or Perish as Fools”*

We are living in a profoundly dangerous moment.
by Mary Hladky and Thea Paneth
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World Beyond War Annual Convergence: #NoWar2019: Pathways to Peace

When: Saturday, October 5, 2019, 9:00 am to Sunday, October 6, 2019, 5:00 pm
Where: Great National South Court Hotel • Raheen Roundabout, Raheen, • Limerick

book talk - Stephen Kinzer presents: Poisoner in Chief, Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Harvard Book Store • 1256 Massachusetts Ave. • Cambridge

Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning foreign correspondent and Boston University professor STEPHEN KINZER for a discussion of his latest book, Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control.

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World Beyond War Webinar on local organizing efforts

When: Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Online • Boston

Fight Supremacy! Hands Off Our Pride!

When: Saturday, August 31, 2019, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Boston City Hall Plaza • one city hall square • Boston

In August 2017 Monica Cannon-Grant and Didi Delgado with 45,000 of their closest friends marched from Roxbury to Boston Common in response to Charlottesville and the Whyte Supremacists who were promoting hatred in Boston.  Word on the street is that "Whyte Supremacist" oops I meant Straight Pride folks plan to show up on August 31... so that we as a city have to send a message that your Hatred, Phobias and Racism aren't welcome here.

For questions, sponsorship, volunteers please contact movementresistance@gmail.com

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HONK! Festival of activist street bands

When: Friday, October 11, 2019, 12:00 pm to Sunday, October 13, 2019, 6:00 pm
Where: Somerville Dave Square • Many sites around Somerville, Cambridge, Boston • Somerville

Street Music Festival (free & open to all): (variety of styles/activist street bands/unplugged DIY music)

HONK! Festival Media Contact:
Mary Curtin, 617-470-5867 (cell), mary.c.curtin@gmail.com

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Boston March Against Cages

When: Sunday, August 4, 2019, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Boston Public Library • 700 Boylston Street • Copley Square • Boston
(En español abajo ~ habrá interpretación al español
 
Spanish below ~ Spanish interpretation will be provided)
 
The American Correctional Association (ACA) annual conference is in Boston August 1-6. 
 
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National Antiwar Protest at UN General Assembly

When: Friday, September 20, 2019, 10:00 am to Monday, September 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
Where: United Nations • New York City

On September 21, a demonstration has been called in New York City as the United Nations General Assembly meets and heads of governments from many countries will be in New York.  Antiwar and peace organizations will protest US threats, aggression and intervention in Venezuela, Iran, North Korea and other issues.

 The US War Machine Will Rage On
Until We Rise Up to Stop It!

Join the People’s Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine

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Imperialism as the Root Cause of Migration

When: Sunday, May 26, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Democracy Center • 45 Mount Auburn St. • Cambridge

Veterans for Peace on Memorial Day: Remember the Fallen

When: Monday, May 27, 2019, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Park Street Station • Tremont and Park Streets • Boston

Hand out flyers at 1:00 pm and step off at 2:00 and parade up to the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the common behind the bagpiper.

Several Smedleys will do Memorial Day readings. (Dan H., Paul A., Ray A.)

Place carnations on the monument in remembrance of the fallen

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Code Pink Protest at Black Rock: divest from war profiteers

When: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Black Rock HQ • 60 State Street • Boston

​Victor Grossman: Book Tour and a Review of The Change in the Condition of Women After Counter-Revolution in Eastern Germany

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave. • Cambridge

Paris to Pittsburgh, Community Action Event on Climate Change

When: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: New England Institute of Technology • 1 New England Tech Boulevard • Room S330 • East Greenwich

Massachusetts / New England Peace Organizing Conference

When: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: First Unitarian Church of Worcester • 90 Main Street • Worcester

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