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  • Ed Markey for Senate

    Ed Markey for Senate in 2020

    by Cole Harrison

    Mass. Peace Action has endorsed Sen. Edward Markey for reelection in 2020. Markey has a strong progressive track record on issues of peace and foreign policy. He is the unquestioned leader in the US Senate on nuclear disarmament, at a time when the US and Russia are tearing up the few remaining arms control treaties. For years, Markey has championed legislation to cut our insane nuclear weapons arsenal and to put controls on their use. Now, he a leader in the efforts to prevent war with Iran.

  • Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gather in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Thousands of supporters of an influential, radical Shiite cleric gathered Friday in central Baghdad for a rally to demand that American troops leave the country amid heightened anti-US sentiment after a drone strike ordered by Washington earlier this month killed a top Iranian general in the Iraqi capital. (AP Photo)

    Iraq: Occupation, Governance, Protests

    The 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq by U.S. and British forces was a momentous event for Iraq, the region, and the world.  Iraq has experienced political instability, corruption, deteriorating public services, economic decline, ISIS terrorism, and several protest waves. A new government was formed …

  • Athens-Clark County police officers in riot gear and backed up by a military vehicle move in on the protesters to remove them from Broad Street in downtown Athens, Ga. The May 31 protest was organized to demonstrate the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25, sparking demonstrations and riots around the country. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

    Authoritarianism or Democracy: Chomsky, Van Gosse, dePass

    RECENT AUTHORITARIAN ACTIONS OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: • Sending the military to attack peaceful anti-racist protesters • Launching armed thugs against state governments & encouraging police violence • Firing Inspectors General without cause • Lying about the Corona Virus • Assaulting Truth & Science • …

  • Yes It Looks Like Apartheid

    Israel must not be allowed to annex West Bank land with impunity

    by Jeff Klein The Israeli government is getting ready to formally annex large swaths of the occupied West Bank, apparently with the assent of the Trump administration. This action would culminate decades of settlement building, land seizures and dispossession of Palestinians in the territories where …

  • No Nukes

    Hiroshima/ Nagasaki 75 Years: A Call to Action

    This August, 75 years will have passed since the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Around the world we mark these anniversaries each year — remembering the lives lost and altered forever on August 6 and 9, 1945, raising awareness about the many …

  • Demonstrators gather to protest against police brutality following the death of George Floyd, in Franklin Park, Boston, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Justice for George Floyd! End Police Violence!

    by Rosemary Kean and Jackie Dee King In the weeks since the brutal public murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, nationwide protests have erupted to challenge police violence and demand transformational changes in policing that amount to a restructuring of what we mean by …

  • A Critical Time for Action

    by Jerry Ross Today we face perhaps the gravest risks to peace since the run-up to either World Wars, and certainly as great a danger of nuclear holocaust as the darkest days of the Cold War. Yet too many people deny the reality of these …

  • Ihssane Leckey for Congress

    Ihssane Leckey for Congress

    Massachusetts Peace Action proudly endorses Ihssane Leckey for Congress in Massachusetts’s fourth district, which runs from Brookline and Newton to Foxborough and Fall River.  The district four seat will be vacated by Joe Kennedy III. Unlike the other candidates for the 4th district, Ihssane declared …

  • Opinions on the 2020 Presidential Race

    Mass. Peace Action proudly endorsed Bernie Sanders for President and worked hard for his election. Since he suspended his campaign on April 8 and endorsed Joe Biden, we have focused on defeating Trump in November and supporting crucial down-ballot candidates. Our members have expressed a …

  • Alex Morse for Congress

    Alex Morse for Congress

    Massachusetts Peace Action proudly endorses Alex Morse for Congress in Massachusetts’ first district, which includes Springfield, Holyoke, and the Berkshires.  Morse is challenging incumbent Richard Neal, who has held the office for thirty-one years. Alex Morse will be a leader on peace. He is committed …

  • Resistance and Dissent in the Military, with Danny Sjursen and Dan Luker

    Resistance and Dissent in the Military, with Danny Sjursen and Dan Luker Wednesday, July 1st 7:00 pm In the past several weeks, as large-scale protests against police brutality and racism have swept the country, many Americans have seen heavily-armed troops patrolling the streets. Police around …

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