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Bernie Sanders for President in 2016

February 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Peace Action and Massachusetts Peace Action endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for President of the United States and will work for his victory in the Massachusetts Primary, March 1, 2016. Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a …

Beyond Boston

February 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Winter 2016 Massachusetts Peace Action Newsletter. Newton Ballot question wins! The Boston Downwinders carried the message to shut down Pilgrim nuclear power plant now.  The question on the ballot was, “..shall Governor Charles Baker instruct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to …

Students Launch Peace Organizing Drive

February 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action has focused on developing young leaders since 2014. We do this through our Student Organizing Program, which identifies future student peace leaders and supports them in establishing college, university and high school student chapters. Like MAPA’s working groups, each chapter picks an …

Climate and Peace

February 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Climate and Peace   The Pentagon calls climate change a threat multiplier.   Drought and desertification of agricultural land destabilized Syria and Mali, and millions of people have suffered from the ensuing violence.  Conflict over water looms over India, Pakistan, and China, three nations bristling with …

Syria and Peace

January 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Winter 2016 Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Jeff Klein As the war in Syria enters its sixth year, hundreds of thousands have been killed and millions have been forced to become refugees. It is now more important than ever to recognize …

The Night of the Unthinkable

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

I have vivid memories of January 16, 1991. George Bush The Previous had imposed that day as a deadline for Iraq to withdraw its troops from Kuwait. A few days prior, I remember shivering with flu symptoms but exhilarated to be part of a huge …

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