Commentary

Report from Nayarit Conference

February 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

by Ray Acheson, Beatrice Fihn, and Katherine Harrison* originally posted on Reaching Critical Will   Momentum for a ban   “Nayarit is a point of no return,” concluded the Chair of the Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, held from 13–14 February in …

by David Goodman – Open Media Boston Newton, Mass. – The Massachusetts state affiliate of the national Peace Action organization held it’s annual meeting on Saturday February 8th. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Towards a Just and Cooperative Foreign Policy.” Giving the keynote …

Letter from the Haifa Conference

December 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

I arrived in Ben-Gurion Airport via Rome on Wednesday night and had the most routine entry to Israel ever.  Not a single question, even after I asked not to have my passport stamped and told the agent I was there to attend a conference until Sunday.   The …

Convergence: Evaluation

December 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Evaluation of the Autumn Convergence of 2013 These notes are a summary of the 49 evaluation forms filled out by individuals after the event. Overall, People seemed to enjoy the Convergence, but maybe it was too structured. Some like panel of “experts” others felt like …

GSofNV – 107 Withington Road, Newton, MA  02460        Phone:  617-413-9064 RE:       A Call to Action – A Movement to Unite all the Movements In Response to: The Convergence Meeting Date:            December 2, 2013 To all the people that were at the convergence meeting: …

Convergence: The Common Vision

November 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Harris Gruman A Presentation at the Autumn Convergence, November 24, 2013, Boston If I’m asked to look for a common vision, I guess I’d have to start with the one that truly launched our age of historical action, the pamphlet of 1789 that asks: …

Striking Syria would impede diplomatic efforts

October 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Tomás Aramburu and Dan Solomon   The last two months have been chaotic in the Middle East. In August, President Barack Obama advocated for a strike on Syria, which dissipated under overwhelming public opposition and a Russian-brokered plan to rid Syria of chemical weapons. In …

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