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Despite pandemic setbacks, Massachusetts Peace Action has continued to thrive and grow throughout the last year. We’ve expanded our reach through digital organizing, increased the scope of our work with new advocacy groups, produced more educational programs than ever before, and added new interns, co-op students, and even another full time staffer to our team! Donate to our Fall 2021 Fund Drive today!

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Latin America

Simonds Jilamito Rally: an Action Report

By Derek Sexton On November 15, in a Global Day of Action members of Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA) and Boston Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) traveled to Simonds Saws’ headquarters in Leominster to demand that Simonds cancel the Jilamito hydroelectric project in Honduras or divest […]

US/Canadian delegation to Nicaragua visits the Foreign Ministry, October 2021
Latin America

Nicaragua through My Own Eyes

by Yoav Elinevsky The country and people I saw in October 2021 were not what is presented about Nicaragua by the US government and the mainstream media. The Nicaraguans my delegation met with–from officials to workers–expressed pride in the country’s socio-economic achievements during the past […]

Armistice Day Parade, 2015, Boston - Veterans for Peace/ Smedley Butler Brigade photo
Middle East Wars

Armistice Day reflections

by Jim Anderson Reminiscing out loud heading towards yet another eleventh hour on the eleventh day of another eleventh month… big deal!? Yes yes Armistice Day is a big deal, and so is Veterans Day, which by the way are one and the same. Armistice […]

Nuclear Disarmament

Making Another World Possible with the Nuclear Ban Treaty

As planetary dynamics interact with the COVID-19 pandemic, social, political, economic, internal, and relational dynamics have been laid bare and found wanting. We have collectively witnessed and experienced glaring inequities and precarities in the institutions and structures that govern, shape, and claim authority over our […]