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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 ...
Free Assange

Boston Rally to Free Assange

Mon Dec 6 11:00 am EST
Boston
Supporters of Julian Assange will gather once again on Monday, Dec 6th, at a new location and time! Join us ...
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 ...
Korea Peace & Human Rights

Peace and Human Rights in North Korea: An Argument for Ending the War

Thu Dec 9 4:00 pm EST
Join Women Cross DMZ and Korea Peace Now! for a panel discussion titled “Peace and Human Rights in North Korea: ...
Prospects for Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine

Prospects for Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine

Thu Dec 9 5:00 pm EST
Boston Review and Standing Together—one of the largest grassroots people's movements in Israel working to bring together Jews and Arabs—welcome Sally Abed, Noam Chomsky, ...
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 ...
Innocent Until Proven Muslim

Innocent Until Proven Muslim

Mon Dec 13 7:00 pm EST
When we analyze the events of the 9/11 Attack, and its aftermath, one legacy that usually remains invisible and unacknowledged ...
Youth Mental Health in the Era of COVID: Adolescents

Youth Mental Health in the Era of COVID: Adolescents

Thu Dec 16 7:00 pm EST
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed just how dysfunctional and fragile the United States mental health care system is, especially for ...
MAPA 2021 Holiday Party

MAPA 2021 Holiday Party

Sun Dec 19 1:00 pm EST
Somerville
The holidays are a time to honor peace. After a year of hard work for peace and justice, let's gather ...

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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 […]