Articles by Cole

Video PSA’s

July 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

We have two new PSA’s, one advertising the Countdown to Zero premiere and the other calling on Scott Brown to ratify the New START treaty.  (Updated versions, July 22)   Enjoy!

Frank, Paul Push Military Cut

July 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Unlikely allies Barney Frank and Ron Paul joined forces yesterday on WBUR’s On Point to make the case for major cuts in the military budget. They argued for ending the U.S. role as world policeman, closing military bases in Europe and Okinawa, and avoiding wars …

On Thursday, July 1, the House of Representatives approved an $80 billion supplemental appropriation including $33 billion to fund the escalation of the Afghanistan war.   100 representatives voted to fund only withdrawal of troops, and 162 voted to require an exit timeline.   The combined bill, HR.4899, passed the House on a 215-210 procedural vote and now goes back to the Senate.

The votes on the two war related amendments show continued political progress and strengthening of the antiwar caucus in the House. The withdrawal amendment was offered by Barbara Lee of California.   The 100 votes for it compare favorably to the 65 votes for the Kucinich resolution in March.   Of the 10 Massachusetts representatives, all voted for the Lee amendment except Lynch.

Donate to the 25% Campaign!

January 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

The 25% Campaign needs your help to print materials and support our organizing effort. Please donate generously. Donations are 100% tax-deductible.   Make checks out to “Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund” and write “25% Campaign” on the memo line. Mail to 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, …

Your Donations are Helping Prevent War with Iran!

January 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Donate Securely   Your Donations are Helping Prevent War with Iran!   Massachusetts Peace Action members have put the ad shown below on MBTA subway cars and buses. The ads went up Monday, March 19, 2012 and will be displayed for four weeks. The project …

Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund Board

January 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rosalie Anders is the Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund (MAPA EF)’s Treasurer. She works as an Associate Planner with the City of Cambridge’s Community Development department and is author of the city’s Pedestrian Plan, a set of guidelines intended to promote walking in the city. …

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