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  • Michael Klare

    Hot War: Climate Change, Conflict and Sustainability

    How Climate Change will Provoke World Conflict … And Why Sustainability Is the Only Sure Road to Peace “Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine, the East and South China Seas: wherever you look, the world is aflame with new or intensifying conflicts.  At first glance, these …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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.