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Articles by Yoav Elinevsky

Why a War in Yemen?

February 14, 2021 // 0 Comments

by Mary L. Wentworth and Yoav Elinevsky   The Saudis decided to enter an ongoing civil war in Yemen in 2015 for several reasons. The two countries share a long border at the southern end of their peninsula. The length of this border is matched …

by Yoav Elinevsky In a stunning political victory, socialist candidate Luis Arce won Bolivia’s presidential election Oct. 18 when he captured an outright majority (55%) of the vote and beat the second-place finisher by more than 25 points. Those numbers negated the need for a …

A Message of Hope from Bolivia

October 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

The Movement for Socialism, MAS, Victory in Bolivia On October 18, Luis Arce, the candidate of former President Evo Morales’s political party, the MAS, appears to have won a decisive victory in Bolivia’s presidential elections. The results of the twice-postponed election were confirmed today. Carlos …

by Yoav Elinevsky The Trump administration’s deadly intent to bring down the elected government of Venezuela has been on full display in recent months, as it tightened already severe sanctions, placed a $15 million bounty on President Nicolas Maduro’s head, conducted provocative military maneuvers off …

Justice for George Floyd Protest, Boston, May 31, 2020 Massachusetts Peace Action condemns the lynching of George Floyd in broad daylight by the Minneapolis police. We demand that all officers involved in his murder be arrested and held accountable. Extra-judicial murders by police and police …

Today a group of activists from the Latin America Solidarity Coalition of WMASS, Green Rainbow Party Pioneer Valley Chapter, Western Massachusetts Codepink, and Massachusetts Peace Action demonstrated on the Coolidge Bridge in Northampton calling for an end to US the sanctions against Venezuela, and an …

COVID-19 Time: Reduce Military and War Budget

April 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

Invest in Public Health Care for All and the Green New Deal Reduce and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons To highlight the urgent need to reduce our spending on wars and militarism a small and safe demonstration was held yesterday, April 29, 2020, next to the L3Harris …