Articles by Jonathan King

Among the deepest expressions of national values and policies are the federal budgets voted yearly by Congress. This week Congress resolved political conflicts to propose a discretionary budget authorizing some $1.4 billion in overall spending. Unfortunately, the July 25 article, Trump Encourages Republicans To Back …

Peace and Justice Bills Filed on Beacon Hill

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the MAPA Winter 2019 Newsletter. Peace and justice advocates from across the state have launched a campaign to bring the urgent issues of nuclear disarmament, the bloated military budget, and endless wars abroad into the Massachusetts Legislature. Mass. Peace Action …

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Student leaders tackle peace organizing

July 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter. Students from across the Northeast gathered at MIT this spring to share their experiences in campus organizing for peace and social justice. They joined dozens of older experts and activists at …

Students from campuses across the Northeast gathered at MIT this spring to share their experiences in challenging the US government’s aggressive foreign policy, growing nuclear arsenal, and neglect of pressing domestic needs. They were in town to lend their voices to the conference “Invest in …

Support Revenue, Information, and Accountability

January 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Update: The hearing on this bill was originally scheduled on Thursday, October 5, 10:00 am but has been postponed and will be rescheduled. President Trump and his Republican allies have already begun to cut federal programs critical to our health and welfare, while proposing provocative …

No to the $1 Trillion Nuclear Weapon Escalation

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the 2016 Fall Newsletter The disappointing outcome of the 2015 UN Review Conference of the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty was a serious setback to proponents of nuclear disarmament.  Re-arma­ment proposals have emerg­ed from the Pentagon, the Administration, and weapons industries, for …

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