Articles by Cole

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 …

Remarks presented at No War with Iran rally, August 3, Cambridge.  See video of this talk at https://www.facebook.com/masspeaceaction/videos/10155424695685723/. We’re here to say no to the reckless rhetoric emanating from the White House that threatens war with Iran, and to call for a return to diplomacy and …

Cambridge, Aug 3 – About 50 activists gathered today at Kendall Square to hear politicians, academics and organizers condemn President Trump’s threats of war with Iran and call for the U.S. to return to the Iran nuclear deal, end sanctions on Iran, and reconcile with …

Mass Peace Action’s Assistant Director Michelle Cunha will travel to Hiroshima and Nagaski August 3-9, 2018. Joining her will be Jerry Ross, member of MAPA’s Nuclear Disarmament working group; Joseph Gerson of the American Friends Service Committee and the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament, and Common Security; and …

A Season of Moral Resistance

July 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Summer 2018 Newsletter A veterans’ encampment on the Boston Common. A prolonged sit-in at Governor Baker’s office in the State House. Traffic snarled for hours in downtown Boston as protesters blocked streets. A large march and rally in …

For the open House of Representatives seat in the 3d Congressional District, three candidates, Barbara L’Italien, Alexandra Chandler, and Jeff Ballinger, have submitted questionnaires seeking the support of Massachusetts Peace Action members in the race for the Democratic nomination.   The seat is being vacated by …

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