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 […]
by Sandy Eaton Twenty-one years ago, these Worcester nurses faced off against the Tenet Corporation. Newly organized, they struck for forty-nine days to win a first contract. Then, as now, money wasn’t the main issue. The safety of patients and staff in a profit-driven healthcare […]
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 […]
by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter Recently, US Rep. Ayanna Pressley voted against an additional $1 billion in military aid to Israel that was rushed through by the leadership of House of Representatives without a hearing or even a meaningful debate. For […]
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 […]
We mourn the loss of James Buswell, the violinist who with his wife Carol Ou played several magnificent Music for Peace concerts in the last several years. Jamie will be missed, but never replaced. Obituary from the Boston Globe American virtuoso violinist, conductor, Grammy nominated […]
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