The Swiss anti-nuclear group Campax unfurled a banner promoting disarmament from a sailboat on Lake Geneva in June, shortly before Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Biden arrived in Geneva for a summit. Photo: Associated Press
Nuclear Disarmament

How to Get Rid of Nuclear Weapons

By Peter Metz and Ira Helfand Originally published in the Boston Globe, September 30, 2021 Sunday was the eighth annual International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, established by the UN General Assembly You probably weren’t aware of it. After all, the possibility […]

Sr. Megan Rice accepted Mass. Peace Action's Peacemaker Award in 2019 with Michael Walli and Christopher Spicer on behalf of Transform Now Plowshares.
Nuclear Disarmament

Nuclear Resister Megan Rice

Sr. Megan Rice, a visionary and steadfast anti-nuclear resister who painted peace slogans on the nuclear bomb factory in Oak Ridge, TN, in 2012, has died. Megan spoke for Mass. Peace Action on multiple occasions, including at an event in 2017 with Dan Zak, the […]

Racial Justice and Decolonization

We Need a Prison Moratorium

by Cole Harrison Testimony submitted to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary, October 5, 2021 Thank you, co-chairs Eldridge and Cabral, for convening this hearing.  I am Cole Harrison, executive director of Massachusetts Peace Action.  Peace Action was formed in 1957 as the Committee for a […]