• Over 200 in Massachusetts Sign Letters on Korea Peace

    The Massachusetts Korea Peace Campaign, a newly formed alliance of Korean-Americans and peace activists, delivered letters Feb. 20-27 to Massachusetts members of Congress calling on them to support South Korea’s efforts to reach a peace agreement with North Korea. Sign the letter today!  We will …

  • Rep Ilhan Omar

    Stand with Rep. Ilhan Omar!

    This article appears in the Winter 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter. Newly elected US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was attacked on Feb. 11 by leaders of both parties for pointing out what is obvious to anyone who follows politics in Washington: that …

  • Scene from "Night Watch"

    “Madam Secretary:” Nuclear War and National TV

    Can television help engage and educate the public and raise awareness of profound political and social issues? Alexander Maggio, writer/producer and political advisor for the CBS TV hit political drama series “Madam Secretary,” will show the episode “Night Watch,” a dramatization of a false alarm nuclear …

  • "Young scientists, in particular, need to fight for a peaceful future." Anti-nuclear demonstration, New York City, 1982

    Mobilize for Peace

    by Jonathan King and Aron Bernstein This editorial was published in Science Magazine, March 1, 2019 Fifty years ago, on 4 March 1969, research and teaching at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) came to a halt as students, faculty, and staff held a “research …

  • Dissent in Uniform: A Patriotism Most Vital – with Danny Sjursen

    Still Trapped in a Greater Middle Eastern Quagmire, the U.S. Military Prepares for Global Combat Major Danny Sjursen (ret.) was a U.S. Army and history instructor at West Point.  A native of Staten Island, NY, he graduated West Point and led reconnaissance units in both …

  • Nicolas Maduro and John Bolton

    Venezuela must choose its own course

    The Boston Globe‘s recent editorial “Hope for Venezuela” (Jan. 25) presents an alarmingly slanted perspective on US intervention in that country.  This is a situation ripe for the law of unintended consequences. The idea that the international community – or a self-selected portion of it …

  • People's Budget / Budget for All

    Our Taxes – Our Choices. Tax Day Demonstration

    Wars, Military Spending and Tax Cuts for the Rich Are Hurting Our Communities – And Destroying the Planet! At least 60% of annual US “Discretionary Spending” goes directly to the Pentagon to finance wars and military spending; the Trump tax cuts overwhelmingly favor the wealthy …

  • Amy Goodman and Noam Chomsky

    Noam Chomsky & Amy Goodman

    Video Premiere of the new Chomsky film Internationalism or Extinction with Live, in-person Presentations by Noam & Amy Amy Goodman is the main host of Democracy Now!, the progressive global news program broadcast daily. To learn more about the award winning, pioneering journalist, visit her IMDB …

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Massachusetts Peace Action is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to develop the sustained political power to foster a more just and peaceful U.S. foreign policy.

Through grassroots organizing, policy advocacy and community education, we promote human rights and global cooperation, seek an end to war and the spread of nuclear weapons, and support budget priorities that re-direct excessive military spending to meeting human and environmental needs in our communities. 

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