Articles by Cole

Ed Markey for Senate in 2020!

January 13, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Cole Harrison

Mass. Peace Action has endorsed Sen. Edward Markey for reelection in 2020. Markey has a strong progressive track record on issues of peace and foreign policy. He is the unquestioned leader in the US Senate on nuclear disarmament, at a time when the US and Russia are tearing up the few remaining arms control treaties. For years, Markey has championed legislation to cut our insane nuclear weapons arsenal and to put controls on their use. Now, he a leader in the efforts to prevent war with Iran.

Bernie Sanders for President in 2020

December 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action proudly announces its endorsement of Bernie Sanders for President and vows to work hard for his victory in the Massachusetts March 3 Democratic primary and beyond. “In a crowded Democratic field, Senator Sanders is the leading voice for a foreign policy based …

How to Testify at a State House Hearing

November 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Every bill submitted to the State Legislature is assigned to a committee, and the committee will schedule every bill for a hearing, often with several bills in the same hearing.  Hearings typically occur from April to December of the year in which the bill is …

Congress Watch: Pressing the Case for Peace

November 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ayanna Pressley and the “Squad” Rep. Ayanna Pressley The election to the House of Representatives of the four progressive women of color known as “The Squad” has marked a turning point for Congress. These new reps –Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, …

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