Articles by Brian Garvey

It’s the House of Representatives’ turn to vote on important war and peace issues as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) comes to the floor this week. This must-pass bill allows us to attach language that prevents a potential war with Iran and advances peace …

Raytheon a No-Show at Walk for Hunger

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Raytheon, headquartered here in Massachusetts, is one of the largest arms manufacturers in the world. They supply thousands of bombs and sophisticated weapons to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy whose four-year war on the country of Yemen has created the worst starvation …

Campus Protests Confront War Profiteers

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the MAPA Winter 2019 Newsletter. As the Saudi-led war on Yemen approaches its fourth year, a new movement of students and young activists in Massachusetts has sprung up to oppose US involvement and call out the arms manufacturers that are …

Saudi’s Murderous Regime

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

by Brian Garvey and Jacqueline King This article appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a legal permanent resident of the United States, has captured international attention and sparked …

Letting Saudi Get Away with Murder

October 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Brian Garvey Remarks delivered at Raytheon Antiwar Campaign rally, October 16, 2018, at Raytheon BBN Technologies in Cambridge.   Watch Brian’s talk here. First of all I’d like to thank all of you for coming out this evening and for your courage to stand up against …

Militarism and the 2018 Election

August 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remarks delivered at “Music, Peace, and Hoppiness“, sponsored by MAPA Next Gen, August 19, 2018   Hi. My name is Brian Garvey and I just want to say a few words about the problem of militarism in this country and its connection to these elections …