• State House with Peace Sign

    Hearing on Divestment from Nuclear Weapons and Saudi Arms Sales

    The state legislature’s Committee on Public Service will hear testimony on two bills submitted by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network as part of the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda: Nuclear Weapons Divestment and Divest from the Yemen War/Raytheon.  The hearing will start at 11:00 am …

  • Ed Markey for Senate

    Ed Markey for Senate in 2020!

    This article appeared in our Fall 2019 newsletter Mass. Peace Action endorses Sen. Edward Markey for reelection in 2020. Markey is being challenged by Rep. Joe Kennedy III and Shannon Liss-Riordan.  Some in the press say Markey and Kennedy are both progressive, with little difference …

  • MAPA Actions 2019

    Support our 2019 Fund Drive!

    In 2019 we have been voting, phoning, demonstrating, petitioning, lobbying, writing,  tweeting, and risking arrest for peace.  That’s why we’re called Massachusetts Peace Action.  We are the leading political presence in Massachusetts pushing for Peace, Diplomacy and Nuclear Disarmament. This is only possible with your active participation …

  • Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren

    2020 Presidential Race Heats Up

    The 2020 Presidential candidates, particularly Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, are increasingly discussing foreign policy positions. Massachusetts Peace Action and national Peace Action are currently evaluating the candidates and deciding whether to make an endorsement in the 2020 Presidential race.

  • President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R), President of Iran Hassan Rouhani (C) and President of Russia Vladimir Putin (L) pose for a photo during the trilateral summit between Turkey, Iran and Russia on September 7, 2018 in Tehran, Iran. (AA)

    Iran, the U.S., and the Middle East: Crisis and Prospects

    That the region of the Middle East and North Africa is in crisis is beyond doubt. According to the Trump administration, the fault lies with “Iran’s aggressive behavior” in the region, a perspective enthusiastically shared and promoted by the Netanyahu regime in Israel and the …

  • State House with Peace Sign

    Hearing on State Flag & Seal and Right to Boycott

    The state legislature’s Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight will hear testimony on two important bills on Nov. 19: Change the State Flag and Seal, which we support, and two bills that seeks to curtail the right to boycott, which we oppose. The hearing …


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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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Upcoming Events

Thu 21
Thu 28

50th National Day of Mourning

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coles Hill
Jan 10

Third International Meeting of Scientists for Palestine

January 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - January 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm