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    Assange Sept 27

    Rally for Julian Assange

    Mon Sep 27 11:00 am EDT
    Boston
    On Monday, September 27, supporters of Julian Assange will rally from 11 to 12:30, starting at Park St. Station and marching to Government ...
    Prison Moratorium Bill Town Hall

    Prison Moratorium Bill Town Hall

    Mon Sep 27 6:00 pm EDT
    Thank you for supporting the prison construction moratorium bills, S-2030 and H-1905, to stop the building of new jails and ...
    Join the Movement, Pass The Fair Share Amendment

    The Fair Share Amendment: Why it Matters and How You Can Help

    Mon Sep 27 7:00 pm EDT
    The Massachusetts Fair Share Amendment–or “millionaires tax”—will be a referendum on the ballot in November 2022.  If it passes, our ...
    Indigenous Peoples Day

    Hearing on Indigenous People’s Day

    Tue Sep 28 10:30 am EDT
    There's a MA Joint Committee on State Administration & Regulatory Oversight hearing coming up on September 28 at 10:30 AM ...
    Climate Change Mitigation

    Understanding the New Trail of Tears

    Tue Sep 28 2:00 pm EDT
    Presenter: Pat Hynes Tuesday, September 28, 2-3 p.m. on Zoom Free, register here Migration from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to ...
    A Conversation with Margaret Kimberley

    A Conversation with Margaret Kimberley

    Tue Sep 28 7:00 pm EDT
    Join us on September 28th at 7pm EDT for a webinar with Margaret Kimberley. Margaret Kimberley is the Executive Editor ...
    After the Apocalypse with Andrew Bacevich

    After the Apocalypse with Andrew Bacevich

    Wed Sep 29 7:00 pm EDT
    After the Apocalypse with Andrew Bacevich Wednesday September 29th @ 7:00 pm Professor Andrew Bacevich, author, historian, veteran, and academic ...
    Divest from War, Invest in Peace

    Effective Citizen Lobbying to End Militarism

    Wed Sep 29 7:00 pm EDT
    The tragic end of the Afghanistan war provides ample evidence of the futility and wastes of war. Continuing to pour ...
    Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons

    Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons

    Thu Sep 30 11:00 am EDT
    As experts warn that we are closer to nuclear war than we have ever been, UN Under Secretary General Izumi ...
    S30 - Occupy Boston 10yr Anniversary/ Change The Name!

    S30 – Occupy Boston 10yr Anniversary/ Change The Name!

    Thu Sep 30 5:00 pm EDT
    Boston
    Medgar Evers famously said "You can kill a man, but you can't kill an idea.", 10 years ago we projected ...
    No Cold War with China

    No War on China with Vijay Prashad

    Thu Sep 30 7:00 pm EDT
    Vijay Prashad, historian, journalist, and commentator, will join us to talk about the US' new Cold War with China. We'll ...
    War on Terror Film Festival

    War on Terror Film Festival

    Fri Oct 1 5:30 pm EDT
    The War on Terror Film Festival is a month-long, public virtual event featuring 20 award-winning films made over the last ...

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    Katie Murphy, RN addresses Coming Home dinner. Photo: Gabriela Richard/ MAPA
    Massachusetts Peace Action

    “Coming Home” Dinner Launches MAPA 2021 Fund Drive

    Massachusetts Peace Action kicked off its 2021 Fund Drive with a “Coming Home” Movement Building Dinner on September 18. Katie Murphy, RN, president of the Mass. Nurses Association, received the 2021 Peace Leadership Award and gave an inspiring talk about nursing, COVID, the St. Vincent’s […]

    Congress and China. Cartoon by Andrew Flaherty/MAPA
    No New Cold War

    The EAGLE Act: an Anti-China Bill 

    by Drew Baldwin There are few things Congress agrees upon. China, however, is one of them.  In July, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the “Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement” or EAGLE Act (H.R. 3524), led by committee chair Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY).  The […]

    Line 3 protest, Jamaica Plain, Aug 25, 2021. Cole Harrison/MAPA photo
    Peace and Climate

    Resistance to Minnesota Line 3 Pipeline

    by Craig Simpson In Northern Minnesota one of the most important struggles  around Indigenous Rights and environmental justice has been going on for almost seven years. It involves Anishinaabe tribes and one of the largest fossil fuel companies in the world–Enbridge Corporation. The stakes are […]