Articles by Cole

Report on our Peace Voter Campaign

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Fall 2018 newsletter Can a politician be progressive without being pro-peace?  As the nationwide resistance to Trumpism challenges Republican control of Congress Nov. 6, Peace Action is insisting that peace is a critical part of the progressive agenda. …

Tree of Life

October 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

The attack on Tree of Life was a terrorist expression of the white nationalist movement encouraged and legitimized by Presidents Trump and Netanyahu.  My grandparents lived in Pittsburgh and I went to a summer camp there in the 1960s along with many children of the …

We Endorse for State Legislature

October 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action endorses these candidates for State Legislature in 2018.  You must register by October 17 to vote on Nov. 6!  You can Register to vote online or apply for an absentee ballot! Candidates for State Senate- Running Opposed Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr (Worcester and Middlesex — …

Support our 2018 Fund Drive!

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

In 2018 we have been voting, phoning, demonstrating, petitioning, lobbying, writing,  tweeting, and risking arrest for peace.  That’s why we’re called Massachusetts Peace Action. A strong peace movement is needed today more than ever. U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Libya, Niger and more continue, …

Time to Elect Pro-Peace Candidates!

August 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

With the September 4 primary election less than two weeks away, several of our peace candidates are in close races and they need our last-minute support to win!   Here’s a quick rundown of what we can do to push them over the top!   Bob Massie powerfully …

Massachusetts Peace Action endorses Bob Massie, Jimmy Tingle, and Donna Patalano Bob Massie for Governor Bob Massie Bob Massie has worked for racial, social, economic and environmental justice over the course of his long career.  He joined the effort to end apartheid in South Africa …

Massachusetts Peace Action endorses these candidates for Congress in 2018.   Tahirah Amatul-Wadud Tahirah Amatul-Wadud (District 1 — Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, Berkshires) is an African-American Muslim lawyer from Chicopee running against long-time incumbent Rep. Richard Neal.  She has a record of supporting civil and immigrant rights, criminal …

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