Articles by Brian Garvey

Ending the Endless Wars

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter October 7th marked the 18th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, the longest in American history. It is now possible for young men and women to fight and die in this …

Sandy Hook, Orlando, Charleston, Las Vegas, Wakefield, Sutherland Springs, Pittsburgh, Parkland, Aurora, Virginia Tech, San Bernadino, Columbine. There were already too many mass shootings to name. Now we add Gilroy, Dayton, and El Paso to the list. In the wake three more mass shootings in the last week, people across …

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 …

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