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The Next Two Years and Beyond- Breakout Sessions

The following Breakout Sessions will be held at The Next Two Years and Beyond: A Movement Building Conference November 17, 2018 at Simmons University, Boston. Breakout Session #1 – 11:15AM-12:25PM State Legislative Initiatives Current and Coming – Room C103 Convener: Jonathan King, Massachusetts Peace Action Presenters: State […]

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Tree of Life

The attack on Tree of Life was a terrorist expression of the white nationalist movement encouraged and legitimized by Presidents Trump and Netanyahu.  My grandparents lived in Pittsburgh and I went to a summer camp there in the 1960s along with many children of the […]

(Cambridge, Ma 012018) Hundreds assembled on the common for the second Women's March. January 20, 2018 Boston Herald Staff photo by Chris Christo
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A Victory for Free Speech

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Fall 2018 newsletter Should the right to assemble and to express political views be subject to “fees” in our democracy? Mass. Peace Action (MAPA) established a precedent for free speech when we contested fees imposed by the City […]

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Trump Announces End of INF Treaty

At a campaign rally on Saturday October 20th, 2018, President Trump abruptly announced that he would “terminate” the INF Treaty with Russia.  The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was signed President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev 987, essentially stalling the arms race of the […]