Commentary

US-China: Need for Rethinking on Taiwan Issues

December 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Shirley Wang The Trump administration is now taking a hard stance towards mainland China. While the current spotlight is on Sino-US economic frictions and specifically the trade war, the Trump administration is adding leverage on another issue: the Taiwan situation. For the past several decades, …

Originally posted on Peace Action Groundswell Washington, D.C. — November 28, 2018 — In response to the Senate voting 63-37 in favor of allowing floor debate on S.J.Res. 54, legislation introduced by Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Mike Lee (R-UT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) to end …

Stop the War in Yemen

November 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remarks delivered at a protest at Harvard Square, November 14, 2018 Millions of people in Yemen are on the brink of starvation – a child dies every ten minutes, 130 children per day and at least 50,000 children have died during the past 3 years …

Six Post-Election Thoughts (Q1 edition)

November 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) To the nurses of the Massachusetts Nurses Association and non-union nurses across the Commonwealth who have endured so much and worked so hard to finally achieve safe staffing—including RNs who traveled here to help from around the country—I deeply thank you for your efforts and the …

Calling Raytheon to Account

November 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter The war in Yemen may seem far away, but key material support for that war is being manufactured right in our own back yard.  The Massachusetts-based Raytheon Company is supplying billions …

Beyond Boston: Peace Activism Around the State

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Fall 2018 newsletter The Pilgrim Coalition, the Boston Downwinders and several other anti-nuclear power groups sponsored Power Struggle, a full-length documentary, at the Brattle Theater on September 15th.  The movie recounted the long struggle to close Vermont Yankee …

Report on our Peace Voter Campaign

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Fall 2018 newsletter Can a politician be progressive without being pro-peace?  As the nationwide resistance to Trumpism challenges Republican control of Congress Nov. 6, Peace Action is insisting that peace is a critical part of the progressive agenda. …

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