Articles by Cole

With Rep. Joe Kennedy III’s challenge to Ed Markey for Senate, many are saying that there is no difference between the two men’s positions and that both are progressive.  But on peace issues, Massachusetts Peace Action does not agree. Markey is a peace leader, though …

A group of Massachusetts Peace Action members this week wrote to the eleven members of Massachusetts’ Congressional delegation expressing concern about a resolution which expresses support for a two-state solution without proposing any consequences if Israel fails to live up to these principles.   The letter’s …

In 2019, Jeanne Gallo and Sunny Robinson have given a series of talks on mass migration in the Americas and the US border crackdown, including one sponsored by Mass. Peace Action in Cambridge on June 27.    Their presentation addresses the current mass migration from …

Brian Garvey Joins MAPA Staff

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

We’d like to introduce our members to Mass. Peace Action’s new full-time organizer, Brian Garvey, who began work in late March of this year. Brian first started volunteering with MAPA in March of 2018 when he joined us at MIT to protest the visit of …

Sixty peace activists came together in Worcester May 11 for the first Massachusetts / New England Peace Organizing Conference, organized by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network.  The Boston metro and Pioneer Valley activist hubs were well represented, and organizers also joined us from Southeast, …

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 …

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