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24 Hour Peace Wave: No to Militarization – Yes to Cooperation

24 Hour Peace Wave: No to Militarization – Yes to Cooperation

Sat Jun 25 9:00 am EDT
The G7 will be meeting near Munich June 26-28. NATO will be meeting in Madrid on June 28-30. Our goal ...
Stop the War in Ukraine

Outreach for Peace in Ukraine: Boston

Sat Jun 25 12:00 pm EDT
Boston
We call for the withdrawal of Russian troops and an immediate ceasefire.  NATO should commit not to expand and Ukraine ...
Help Save The Pine Barrens Tour and Info Session

Help Save The Pine Barrens Tour and Info Session

Sun Jun 26 1:00 pm EDT
Plymouth
Join Save the Pine Barrens, Community Land & Water Coalition, Friends, and Allies for a Guided Walking and Driving Tour ...
China and Climate Change

China and Climate Change

Sun Jun 26 7:30 pm EDT
PROGRAM:   - "A Green Life," video presentation (30 min) CGTN documentary on China, afforestation and green development - Jason Wang, presentation, ...
Reproductive Rights and the Fight Against the Right Wing: An International Feminist Perspective

Reproductive Rights and the Fight Against the Right Wing: An International Feminist Perspective

Thu Jun 30 7:00 pm EDT
Join us to learn from feminist activists from Poland and Chile about their fights against right wing attacks on reproductive ...
14th Annual Anti-Imperialist Picnic

14th Annual Anti-Imperialist Picnic

Mon Jul 4 12:00 pm EDT
On July 4th at 12 noon come on out to the Allston/Brighton Charles riverside for an anti-imperialist picnic with the ...
Flower

Back Yard Party for Peace – Newton

Sat Jul 9 2:00 pm EDT
Newton Corner
Dan Shaw and Susan Mirsky invite you to MASSACHUSETTS PEACE ACTION GATHERING/FUNDRAISER Saturday, July 9, 2:00 - 4:00 pm Dan's ...
Power Concedes Nothing

Power Concedes Nothing: How Grassroots Organizing Wins Elections

Thu Jul 14 7:00 pm EDT
The November 2020 US election was arguably the most consequential since the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln—and grassroots leaders and ...

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Anti-Zionism is Not Antisemitism

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We have no connection with the Mapping Project, had no knowledge of it before its launch, and are in no position to vouch for the accuracy of everything it says.  The claims that our organization is antisemitic because of a purported connection to it are disingenuous and slanderous.   Anti-Zionism is … Read More
Activists Gather at US Open to oppose Saudi Crimes

Activists Gather at US Open to oppose Saudi Crimes

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The LIV golf tour, a rival league paid for by the Saudi Arabian monarchy, has angered the Professional Golfers’ Association and led to the suspension of 17 golfers from the tour, including stars like Phil Mickleson and Dustin Johnson. Both men are being paid over $100 million to participate in … Read More
Progressive Democrats Don Helmets, Embrace US-Russia Proxy War

Progressive Democrats Don Helmets, Embrace US-Russia Proxy War

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by Cole Harrison As the criminal Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its fourth month, the peace and progressive movement has some hard rethinking to do. Congress has appropriated $54 billion for the Ukraine war – $13.6 billion in March and $40.1 billion on May 19 – of which $31.3 is … Read More
Thank You for Your Service

Thank You for Your Service

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by Webb Nichols “Thank you for your service”  You say to me  You may wonder why I grimace  You meant to make me feel better  What to do with  “Thank you for your service”  No one who has been to war wants more war War is never the answer to … Read More
Shame

Shame

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by Webb Nichols Our Shame The World’s Shame We do not, did not feed all the Starving Our Shame The World’s Shame We do not, did not Stop all wars Our Shame The World’s Shame We do not, did not Get rid of all nuclear weapons Our Shame The World’s … Read More
A War Powers Resolution Introduced and a Chance to End the Killing in Yemen

A War Powers Resolution Introduced and a Chance to End the Killing in Yemen

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by Brian Garvey After a year and a half of advocacy and pressure, on June 1st, Reps Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)  introduced a War Powers Resolution to end America’s role in Saudi Arabia’s brutal war in Yemen. This measure to stop the US role in the world’s … Read More
JCPOA - Escalation and Pressure or Abandonment of Diplomacy?

JCPOA – Escalation and Pressure or Abandonment of Diplomacy?

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by Tom Huf The prospects for the US to rejoin the JCPOA unilaterally abandoned by President Trump in 2018 have diminished greatly in the past month. Both those on the negotiating team and close observers in the diplomatic community and in Washington think tanks are voicing more caution and pessimism … Read More