Articles by Cole

US Threatens War with Iran

June 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Cole Harrison and Valentine Moghadam The Trump administration has been charting a course toward war with Iran. Trump officials have led us into extremely dangerous waters in which real or imagined, deliberate or accidental, actions by either side could spark an exchange and quickly …

We have a Path to stop War with Iran

June 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

Some 50 peace activists gathered in Watertown Square on June 1 to hold banners and signs saying “No War with Iran”.  Cole Harrison made these remarks at a rally after the standout, drawing on research by Peace Action national executive director Jon Rainwater.  The rally …

Cambridge joined 30 other Massachusetts cities and downs May 13 when the members of the Cambridge City Council voted unanimously May 13 to pass a resolution supporting a much needed change in the Massachusetts flag and seal.  The final draft of the resolution is attached …

The End of the Myth: A Common Read

May 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Looking for a good book to read this Summer? Concerned about the structural barriers to peace like empire, capitalism, white supremacy, and colonialism? Would you like to discuss these issues with friends, then meet the author? Sign up to join the Common Read! The End of …

Mobilize for Peace

March 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Jonathan King and Aron Bernstein This editorial was published in Science Magazine, March 1, 2019 Fifty years ago, on 4 March 1969, research and teaching at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) came to a halt as students, faculty, and staff held a “research …

2019 Annual Meeting Breakouts

February 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

The following breakouts will be run during our Annual Meeting on March 9, from 3:15 to 4:35 pm. The Green New Deal—how should the peace movement respond? Facilitators: Rosalie Anders and John MacDougall, co-conveners, MAPA Peace & Climate working group; Rosemary Kean,  convener, MAPA Racial Justice …

Board Election Process 2019

February 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 2019 board election will happen during our Annual Meeting on March 9. As Massachusetts Peace Action works to grow and strengthen our organization, we are also working to strengthen our Board. We seek Board members that can help lead our organizing, raise money, expand our …

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