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Articles by Andrea Burns

by Andrea Burns

My mom and I have been canvassing in New Hampshire most Saturdays since November for Senator Sanders. My brother owns a home in Hartand, Vermont, a 20-minute drive from the campaign office in West Lebanon. We usually go door-to-door or drive campaign volunteers without cars to canvass. On this particular Saturday, toward the end of the canvassing, we headed to the Wal-Mart in West Lebanon. The overwhelming majority of those we met said they liked Bernie and a few had personal stories about him. A dairy farmer and his sister from Randolph told me that once, during a bad snowstorm, Sanders had shoveled the snow from her friend’s driveway.

Peace Bills Urged at State House Hearing

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Andrea Burns and Jonathan King This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Massachusetts legislators and peace advocates spoke out forcefully at a State House hearing Sept. 24 about the urgent need for nuclear disarmament, curbing Pentagon spending, …

Prepare to Testify for Peace!

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

As our nine peace and justice bills move through the Massachusetts Legislature, peace activists across the state should be prepared to advocate vigorously for their passage. These bills, developed by the Mass. Peace and Justice Network and sympathetic state legislators, represent an ambitious effort to …

Peace Action, the nation’s largest grassroots peace organization, and its affiliate Massachusetts Peace Action, endorsed Ayanna Pressley for re-election in Massachusetts’ 7th district. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real …

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 Thank you to the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight for holding this hearing. Thank you in particular to Committee Chairs Jennifer Benson and Walter Timilty. My name is Andrea Burns and …