• Power Struggle

    Power Struggle: Nuclear Power and Democracy

    A Feature-Length Documentary about Nuclear Power and Democracy A Film by Robbie Leppzer • In association with NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) Presented by Boston Downwinders, a working group of Massachusetts Peace Action. Speakers will lead a discussion and Q&A after the screening. Democracy prevails when a …

  • BBQ party

    Backyard BBQ for Peace

    Come to a backyard BBQ and celebration of Massachusetts Peace Action’s work for a more peaceful US foreign policy.   As we socialize and enjoy food and liquid refreshments, we’ll exchange news and ideas — from Korea, Iran, and Russia, to nuclear disarmament, military spending, …

  • Mike Van Elzakker at MIT conference "Minds Not Missiles", April 7, 2018

    Sign a Peace Treaty to End the Korean War

    Remarks delivered at the “Minds Not Missiles: Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War” conference at MIT, April 7, 2018 View video: https://youtu.be/OoR2MWb2Vgs We’re here to talk about nuclear weapons overall. Everybody knows that the Hiroshima bombing happened on August 6, 1945. Estimates are that 146,000 people …

  • Black Lives Matter Boston

    Black Lives Matter Boston: Campaign 21

    Our Goal is 1000 Campaign21 monthly partners who sign-up for a recurring donation of at least $21.00 each month! BLM Boston’s Campaign21 as our radical intervention that assists Black mothers, women, and families to access permanent housing. We also work to disrupt unjust, racist systemic housing practices in the Boston area, and advocate …

  • Shout Heard Round the World at Lexington Battle Green, May 27, 2018

    Why I Resisted Nuclear War Preparations at Hanscom

    This article appeared in the Dedham Times, June 9, 2018 Pat Ferrone There was no stealth, no secrecy, and no violence in the low-key, but potent, event that occurred at Hanscom Air Force Base on the Sunday, May 27, of Memorial Day weekend. Organized by …

  • Brookline Town Meeting vote, 2017

    Brookline Town Meeting Calls for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

    Kea Van Der Ziel On May 29, 2018, Brookline Town Meeting approved a warrant article dealing with the abolition of nuclear weapons.  It passed by an overwhelmingly positive vote of 167 for and 2 opposed.  This warrant article was a resolution calling on the U.S. …


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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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