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  • Mainstreaming Torture

    Rebecca Gordon: Mainstreaming Torture

    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 reopened what many people in America had long assumed was a settled ethical question: Is torture ever morally permissible? Within days, some began to suggest that, in these new circumstances, the new answer was “yes.” Rebecca Gordon argues …

  • Nuclear Savage

    Nuclear Savage: Film Screening and Potluck

    Adam Jonas Horowitz shot his first film in the Marshall Islands in 1986, and was shocked by what he found there, in this former American military colony in middle of the Pacific Ocean. Radioactive coconuts, leaking nuclear waste repositories, and densely populated slums were all …

  • MAPA Table at Lowell Folk Festival 2013

    Join Us at the Lowell Folk Festival

    We Need Volunteers on Saturday, July 26 when we will set up an outreach table at The Lowell Folk Festival.  We’ll be showing off our Nuclear Globe and asking people to sign our new petition, Funding for Education – or for Nuclear Weapons? Can you take aside an …

  • Gaza

    Gaza: Rallies and Vigils in Solidarity with Palestine

    Join two raillies this week in response to the situation in Gaza. 1. #Boston4Gaza: Rally and Candlelight Vigil in Solidarity with Palestine Stop the Israeli assault on Gaza launched on July 8.End the Israeli blockade on Gaza ongoing since 2007.End American support and assistance for …

  • Peoples Climate March

    People’s Climate March

      This is an invitation to change everything. In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. With our future …

  • Bombings

    Take Action for a Nuclear Free Future

    From August 3 to 6, Massachusetts peace groups will host a series of events to commemorate the 69th year of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki tragedies and call for abolition of nuclear weapons and phase out of nuclear power. Please attend whichever one of these events that …

Our Mission

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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