Commentary

Campus Protests Confront War Profiteers

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the MAPA Winter 2019 Newsletter. As the Saudi-led war on Yemen approaches its fourth year, a new movement of students and young activists in Massachusetts has sprung up to oppose US involvement and call out the arms manufacturers that are …

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 …

No War on Venezuela!

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the MAPA Winter 2019 Newsletter. Over the past month, the Trump administration has taken brazen steps to undermine and overthrow the elected government of President Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela. Trump officially recognized Juan Guaidó, the head of the National Assembly, …

Mobilize for Peace

March 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Jonathan King and Aron Bernstein This editorial was published in Science Magazine, March 1, 2019 Fifty years ago, on 4 March 1969, research and teaching at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) came to a halt as students, faculty, and staff held a “research …

Stand with Rep. Ilhan Omar!

March 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article appears in the Winter 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter. Newly elected US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was attacked on Feb. 11 by leaders of both parties for pointing out what is obvious to anyone who follows politics in Washington: that …

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