Articles by Cole

Incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano and challenger Ayanna Pressley have submitted questionnaires seeking the support of Massachusetts Peace Action members in the race for the Democratic nomination for Congressional District 7’s House of Representatives seat.  CD7 includes Somerville, Chelsea, Everett, Randolph, most but not all of …

Economic Analysis of Massachusetts Trade With Israel: A Closer Look At NEIBC’s “Massachusetts-Israel Economic Impact Study” by Jelena Mitić Elliott Download the Report UMass Boston undergraduate, and Massachusetts Peace Action intern, Jelena Mitić Elliott, examined a report produced by the New England Israel Business Council …

BOSTON – The ACLU of Massachusetts today filed a lawsuit challenging the City of Cambridge’s policy of charging event organizers for public safety services as a condition for granting permits for rallies and demonstrations in Cambridge parks. Filed on behalf of Massachusetts Peace Action and …

GRASSROOTS COALITION OPPOSES LEGISLATURE’S DECISION TO ELIMINATE SUNDAY & HOLIDAY TIME-AND-A-HALF PAY, INADEQUATE INCREASE FOR TIPPED WORKERS BOSTON – The Raise Up Massachusetts coalition of community organizations, religious groups, and labor unions today announced that if Governor Baker signs the ballot question bill passed by the …

State Legislature Endorsements

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action endorses these candidates for State Legislature in 2018. *** Update, August 13: We have added three more endorsed candidates: Jo Comerford, Jon Hecht and Darrin Howell. *** Candidates for State Senate Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr Sue Chalifoux-Zephyr (Worcester and Middlesex — Fitchburg, Leominster area) almost won …

Black Lives Matter Boston: Campaign 21

June 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Our Goal is 1000 Campaign21 monthly partners who sign-up for a recurring donation of at least $21.00 each month! BLM Boston’s Campaign21 as our radical intervention that assists Black mothers, women, and families to access permanent housing. We also work to disrupt unjust, racist systemic housing practices in the Boston area, and advocate …

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