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    Unmasking Fidelity

    All Eyes on Fidelity: #StopFundingFascism

    Tue Nov 30 12:00 pm EST
    Boston
    Rescheduled from Nov 12 due to rain Join us in Downtown Boston during Giving Tuesday, November 30th from 12-2pm to ...
    The Rise and Fall of World Hegemonies, with Alfred McCoy

    The Rise and Fall of World Hegemonies, with Alfred McCoy

    Wed Dec 1 7:00 pm EST
    Wednesday, December 1st @ 7:00 pm Empires rise and empires fall. With the benefit of hindsight this is easy to ...
    Lebanon: Economic Crisis, Political Gridlock -- with Rania Khalek

    Lebanon: Economic Crisis, Political Gridlock — with Rania Khalek

    Thu Dec 2 4:00 pm EST
    Thawra.. (Revolution). On October 17, 2019 the people of Lebanon took to the streets to fight for their basic human ...
    Coming Together

    Coming Together: Building Progressive Political Power

    Sat Dec 4 9:00 am EST
    Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5, 2021 by Zoom Rep. Ayanna Pressley Keynote Address National Strategy Panel Joseph Geevarghese ...
    Remembering, Repenting, Restoring: Pax Christi State Assembly

    Remembering, Repenting, Restoring: Pax Christi State Assembly

    Sat Dec 4 9:30 am EST
    Mining the wisdom of Pope Francis as we confront the challenges of Racism, Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons/War through his ...
    Danny Sjursen. Photo: Fortress on a Hill

    Danny Sjursen: Beyond Afghanistan: Patriotic Dissent Against U.S. Militarism

    Sun Dec 5 11:00 am EST
    Maj. Sjursen will begin with the current hot topic, to an extent, of the relatively recent Afghanistan withdrawal and the ...
    USA, Russia, NATO

    The USA, Russia, NATO: Arms Races, Confrontations, Common Security Alternatives

    Tue Dec 7 1:00 pm EST
    “The risk of an accidental war breaking out between Russia and the West is greater than at any time during ...
    Hype Man

    Hype Man: Film and Panel Discussion

    Sat Dec 11 7:00 pm EST
    The Dismantling White Supremacy Film Series presents Hype Man, the film based upon Idris Goodwin’s acclaimed play which was originally ...
    MAPA 2021 Holiday Party

    MAPA 2021 Holiday Party

    Sun Dec 19 1:00 pm EST
    Somerville
    After a year of hard work for peace and justice, let's gather together and celebrate each other and our work ...

    Support Our 2021 Fund Drive!

    Despite pandemic setbacks, Massachusetts Peace Action has continued to thrive and grow throughout the last year. We’ve expanded our reach through digital organizing, increased the scope of our work with new advocacy groups, produced more educational programs than ever before, and added new interns, co-op students, and even another full time staffer to our team! Donate to our Fall 2021 Fund Drive today!

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    Latin America

    Simonds Jilamito Rally: an Action Report

    By Derek Sexton On November 15, in a Global Day of Action members of Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA) and Boston Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) traveled to Simonds Saws’ headquarters in Leominster to demand that Simonds cancel the Jilamito hydroelectric project in Honduras or divest […]

    US/Canadian delegation to Nicaragua visits the Foreign Ministry, October 2021
    Latin America

    Nicaragua through My Own Eyes

    by Yoav Elinevsky The country and people I saw in October 2021 were not what is presented about Nicaragua by the US government and the mainstream media. The Nicaraguans my delegation met with–from officials to workers–expressed pride in the country’s socio-economic achievements during the past […]

    Armistice Day Parade, 2015, Boston - Veterans for Peace/ Smedley Butler Brigade photo
    Middle East Wars

    Armistice Day reflections

    by Jim Anderson Reminiscing out loud heading towards yet another eleventh hour on the eleventh day of another eleventh month… big deal!? Yes yes Armistice Day is a big deal, and so is Veterans Day, which by the way are one and the same. Armistice […]

    Nuclear Disarmament

    Making Another World Possible with the Nuclear Ban Treaty

    As planetary dynamics interact with the COVID-19 pandemic, social, political, economic, internal, and relational dynamics have been laid bare and found wanting. We have collectively witnessed and experienced glaring inequities and precarities in the institutions and structures that govern, shape, and claim authority over our […]