Action Alert:
  • Charles Derber

    Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming!

    We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. We can’t afford the greenhouse gas emissions arising from the way we live and from war and preparation for war.  As peace activists we call …

  • Michael-Klare-2-photo-Boell-Stiftung[1]

    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 …

  • Peoples Climate March

    Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming: People’s Climate March

    We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. We can’t afford the greenhouse gas emissions arising from the way we live and from war and preparation for war.  Massachusetts Peace Action calls on …

  • 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 …

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    Helen Caldicott: Facing Our Nuclear Responsibilities

    In honor of 9/21/14 International Day of Peace, The Newton Dialogues on Peace and War invites you to  Facing Our Nuclear Responsibilities Date: Saturday, SEPT. 20, 2014 Time: 2:00– 4:00pm Location: NEWTON CITY HALL – War Memorial Auditorium (1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton 02459) Speaker: Dr. Helen …

  • Peace Action table, Bread & Roses Heritage Festival, Lawrence, MA, 2012

    Join us at the Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    We Need Volunteers on Monday, September 1 when we will set up an outreach table at Lawrence’s Bread and Roses Festival. We’ll be showing off our Nuclear Globe, asking people to sign our new petition, “Stop the Wars — Stop the Warming”, and inviting people to join …

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.