Articles by Cole

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, …

2020 Presidential Race Heats Up

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 2020 Presidential candidates, particularly Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, are increasingly discussing foreign policy positions. Massachusetts Peace Action and national Peace Action are currently evaluating the candidates and deciding whether to make an endorsement in the 2020 Presidential race.

Ed Markey for Senate in 2020!

November 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in our Fall 2019 newsletter Mass. Peace Action endorses Sen. Edward Markey for reelection in 2020. Markey is being challenged by Rep. Joe Kennedy III and Shannon Liss-Riordan.  Some in the press say Markey and Kennedy are both progressive, with little difference …

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