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Articles by Jonathan King

by Jonathan King Three national movement leaders wrapped up our day-long conference “Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War” on Jan. 23 with calls for nuclear disarmament and abolition, cutting the Pentagon budget, and organizing for political power. “We musts challenge this war economy,” the Rev. …

by Jonathan King and Amar Ahmad A statewide coalition of organizations is forming this fall to demand governmental action for expanded and quality healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic – with resources to be taken from the military budget. This campaign takes the unusual course of …

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October 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action runs on your contributions! In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic and consequent economic distress, Massachusetts Peace Action continues to press for progressive, pro-peace votes in Congress and the State House. We believe the diversion of national wealth to the war machine …

by Jonathan King What would another four years of a Trump presidency mean for the prospect of nuclear arms control and disarmament? President Trump has already withdrawn the US from the painfully negotiated Iran nuclear deal; unilaterally pulled the US out of the very valuable …

by Heather Gray and Jonathan King Originally published in Counterpunch How is it that in the richest nation on Earth we don’t have enough masks, gowns, virus tests, and ventilators to serve our front-line healthcare providers in this coronavirus pandemic? Part of the answer is …

Originally published in Truthout The U.S. biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are furiously mobilizing to develop vaccines and drug therapies against COVID-19, as rapidly as possible. As of May 12, more than 1,400 clinical trials were underway to evaluate potential COVID-19 drugs and vaccines. Unfortunately, the fully …

Fund Public Health, not Foreign Wars

March 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jonathan King and Rosemary Kean The  coronavirus outbreak and the nation’s lack of preparedness require a major change in national policy, shifting  investment of our tax dollars into public health, and away from prosecuting endless wars abroad. The large Emergency Stimulus Package Congress voted …

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