• No War with Iran rally, Cambridge, Aug 3, 2018

    Talks, not Missiles and Aircraft Carriers, to improve Iran relations

    Yesterday’s U.S. move to deploy ships into the Persian Gulf follows multiple provocations by the Trump administration towards Iran:  we withdrew from the Iran deal a year ago, designated the Iran Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization three weeks ago, and then said we will end …

  • Cambridge City Council Calls for Change to State Flag and Seal

    Cambridge joined 30 other Massachusetts cities and downs May 13 when the members of the Cambridge City Council voted unanimously May 13 to pass a resolution supporting a much needed change in the Massachusetts flag and seal.  The final draft of the resolution is attached …

  • BlackRock: Divest from Raytheon and all War Profiteers

    BlackRock has billions of dollars invested in weapons companies such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Elbit, and General Dynamics. BlackRock even has an iShares fund that exclusively profits off of weapons of war.   These companies and their weapons will be right at the forefront of …

  • U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) hold a news conference for their proposed "Green New Deal" to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in 10 years, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 7, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

    Statement in Support of the Green New Deal

    Statement by Massachusetts Peace Action on the Green New Deal The Green New Deal (GND), a concept that has been discussed for some years, is now the subject of a non-binding Congressional Resolution (H.Res.109) introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  Senator Ed Markey introduced it in …

  • Border Wall

    Voices from the Border: A Cry for Justice

    Please join Jeanne Gallo, Sunny Robinson and Sr. Linda Bessom for a presentation on and discussion of current US immigration policy. They have recently returned from the US-Mexico border, they met with other human rights workers, the families of the disappeared, DACA and other youth, …

  • Nick Rabb

    Green New Deal: How do we Pay for It?

    Remarks delivered at the Tax Day Rally, April 17, 2019 Hey all, my name is Nick and I’m with the Sunrise Movement here in Boston. For those of you who don’t know, the Sunrise Movement is an army of young people fighting for climate justice …

  • 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 …

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