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Reproductive Rights and the Fight Against the Right Wing: An International Feminist Perspective

Reproductive Rights and the Fight Against the Right Wing: An International Feminist Perspective

Thu Jun 30 7:00 pm EDT
Join us to learn from feminist activists from Poland and Chile about their fights against right wing attacks on reproductive ...
14th Annual Anti-Imperialist Picnic

14th Annual Anti-Imperialist Picnic

Mon Jul 4 12:00 pm EDT
On July 4th at 12 noon come on out to the Allston/Brighton Charles riverside for an anti-imperialist picnic with the ...
We must mobilise civil society organisations and the global public opinion in favour of peace and call for an Alliance for Peace. Image: Pixabay

Reaching a Just and Lasting Peace in Ukraine

Tue Jul 5 7:00 pm EDT
On June 6-7, the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network convened a study group of experts in international affairs, military and ...
Flower

Back Yard Party for Peace – Newton

Sat Jul 9 2:00 pm EDT
Newton Corner
Dan Shaw and Susan Mirsky invite you to MASSACHUSETTS PEACE ACTION GATHERING/FUNDRAISER Saturday, July 9, 2:00 - 4:00 pm Dan's ...
Protest Biden's Trip to Saudi Arabia

Protest Biden’s Trip to Saudi Arabia

Thu Jul 14 4:30 pm EDT
Cambridge
Protest Biden's Trip to Saudi Arabia Thursday July 14th  4:30 pm-6:00 pm Fresh Pond Shopping Center 545 Concord Ave, Cambridge, ...
Power Concedes Nothing

Power Concedes Nothing: How Grassroots Organizing Wins Elections

Thu Jul 14 7:00 pm EDT
The November 2020 US election was arguably the most consequential since the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln—and grassroots leaders and ...
July Meeting: Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment

July Meeting: Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment

Wed Jul 20 7:00 pm EDT
Wednesday July 20th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Peace and Common Security working group will present, "Ukraine and the ...

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Thousands of people marched in Madrid on June 26 to protest the NATO summit. Photo: Countercurrents

Committed and Colorful, 30,000 Join Madrid Protest Against NATO Summit

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Encouraging and impressive was the demonstration of almost 30,000 peace activists from Madrid and Spain and supported by smaller delegations from many NATO countries. The unanimous opinion was that NATO and the international militarization associated with it provoked the confrontation with Russia. That’s why the “No to NATO” chanted loudly … Read More
Activists Gather at US Open to oppose Saudi Crimes

Activists Gather at US Open to oppose Saudi Crimes

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The LIV golf tour, a rival league paid for by the Saudi Arabian monarchy, has angered the Professional Golfers’ Association and led to the suspension of 17 golfers from the tour, including stars like Phil Mickleson and Dustin Johnson. Both men are being paid over $100 million to participate in … Read More
Progressive Democrats Don Helmets, Embrace US-Russia Proxy War

Progressive Democrats Don Helmets, Embrace US-Russia Proxy War

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by Cole Harrison As the criminal Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its fourth month, the peace and progressive movement has some hard rethinking to do. Congress has appropriated $54 billion for the Ukraine war – $13.6 billion in March and $40.1 billion on May 19 – of which $31.3 is … Read More
Thank You for Your Service

Thank You for Your Service

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by Webb Nichols “Thank you for your service”  You say to me  You may wonder why I grimace  You meant to make me feel better  What to do with  “Thank you for your service”  No one who has been to war wants more war War is never the answer to … Read More
Shame

Shame

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by Webb Nichols Our Shame The World’s Shame We do not, did not feed all the Starving Our Shame The World’s Shame We do not, did not Stop all wars Our Shame The World’s Shame We do not, did not Get rid of all nuclear weapons Our Shame The World’s … Read More
A War Powers Resolution Introduced and a Chance to End the Killing in Yemen

A War Powers Resolution Introduced and a Chance to End the Killing in Yemen

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by Brian Garvey After a year and a half of advocacy and pressure, on June 1st, Reps Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)  introduced a War Powers Resolution to end America’s role in Saudi Arabia’s brutal war in Yemen. This measure to stop the US role in the world’s … Read More