About the 5 Years Too Many Mobilization
In December 2007, the UFPJ National Steering Committee met in
In 2008, the anti-war movement must up the ante, pull out all of the
stops and build so much pressure on Washington that the next Congress
and president will be forced to finally end the war and occupation in
Iraq. We must develop new ways to express our outrage that this war
continues to cause so much death and destruction both in
One of the primary components of our 2008 work is marking the 5th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. The presidential candidates, the Congress, the White House and the media all seem to be working hard to push Iraq off the agenda until after the elections this fall -- we can't let that happen! They may be willing to let hundreds more U.S. soldiers and thousands more Iraqis die between now and when the next president and Congress are sworn in, but we are not!
United for Peace and Justice is calling for and supporting a set of activities on and around the 5th anniversary that will manifest the intensifying opposition to the war and help strengthen and expand our movement. We urge you to join with us to ensure the success of these actions.