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This August, 75 years will have passed since the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Around the world we mark these anniversaries each year — remembering the lives lost and altered forever on August 6 and 9, 1945, raising awareness about the many …

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 …

Nuclear Priorities in the Pandemic Era

May 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Steve Gallant Where should we focus our activist energies as the COVID-19 pandemic kills hundreds of thousands, and the Trump administration threatens to tear up nuclear treaties and to restart nuclear testing? First, let’s assess the dangers and their timelines. COVID-19 has killed 300,000 …

A Critical Time for Action

May 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jerry Ross Today we face perhaps the gravest risks to peace since the run-up to either World Wars, and certainly as great a danger of nuclear holocaust as the darkest days of the Cold War. Yet too many people deny the reality of these …

Calls on Nations to:      Abolish Nuclear Weapons;      Resist and Reverse the Climate Crisis;      Work for Social & Economic Justice by Joseph Gerson It’s not often that organizations as diverse as the Poor People’s Campaign, the International Trade Union Confederation, …

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 …

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