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Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions

November 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action recognizes the efficacy of, and the justification for, campaigns of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) when directed conscientiously against companies, institutions and other organizations that profit from or help to perpetuate Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory.  Peace Action, our national organization, is …

The Building Sustainable Security conference will be held Saturday, November 21, at Harvard Law School.   Following are the descriptions of the workshops that will be offered.   More Information and to Register   MORNING SESSION  (11:45 am – 1:00 pm)   Storm in the Middle East: Iran …

MAPA Update, Nov. 2, 2015

November 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fair Share Millionaire’s Tax IT’S CRUNCH TIME!  Raise Up Massachusetts’ campaign to gather signatures for the Fair Share Millionaire’s Tax is on!  It’s an amendment to the Massachusetts Constitution that will ask Massachusetts families with incomes over $1 million a year to pay a little more to cover needed improvements …

MAPA Update, October 19, 2015

October 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

IT’S CRUNCH TIME!  Raise Up Massachusetts’ campaign to gather signatures for the Fair Share Millionaire’s Tax is on!  It’s an amendment to the Massachusetts Constitution that will ask Massachusetts families with incomes over $1 million a year to pay a little more to cover needed improvements to public transportation …

Getting things straight about the Iran deal

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cambridge Chronicle, September 18, 2015 Lately debate on the Iran agreement has been reverberating in Washington and the national media. A few basic questions about the deal may help clarify just what’s at stake. First, what is the alternative? Clearly the alternative to this agreement …

The quickly deteriorating conditions at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, MA will now show up on Newton’s November ballot. There will be a non-binding ballot question as to whether Governor Baker should instruct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to revoke Pilgrim’s operating license …

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