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Pass it, then, back to work By Nick Rabb As the incoming $3.5T “Build Back Better ” climate and social policy bill captures headlines, it can be difficult to know whether to cheer or boo. Along with “big new bill” whiplash over the past nine […]
by Yawu Miller Originally posted in the Bay State Banner After a summer marked by land expropriation in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem, the bombardment of Gaza, shootings and detention of Palestinian children and growing international outrage at the occupation of Palestinian land, a […]
On June 9th, the Joint Committee on Public Service heard testimony from advocates of around 60 bills. Among those were MAPA’s bill to divest state pension funds from companies involved in the war in Yemen and another MAPA bill to divest state pension funds from […]
Testimony of Cole Harrison on H.2597 and S.1703 I am Cole Harrison, executive director of Massachusetts Peace Action. We are a peace advocacy organization with 1200 dues paying members throughout the Commonwealth and 17,000 supporters. I’m testifying for H.2597 and S.1703, divestment from nuclear weapons, […]
Good morning. My name is Paul Shannon. I’m one of those legions of part-time college instructors and a retired director of the national film library for the American Friends Service Committee. I come to speak in favor of H 2636 and S 1735, an act […]
Thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony in support of S 1703 and H 2597 While we face many urgent problems today, two existential dangers—the climate crisis and the growing possibility of nuclear war—threaten the very survival of our civilization and possibly our species. […]