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America needs a moral revival

August 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

WE ARE LIVING in some very dark and difficult days in America. There is a flood of rhetoric from the Trump administration that demonizes and castigates black and brown immigrants. Donald Trump himself has fanned the flames of hate with his open xenophobia, infecting the national …

Among the deepest expressions of national values and policies are the federal budgets voted yearly by Congress. This week Congress resolved political conflicts to propose a discretionary budget authorizing some $1.4 billion in overall spending. Unfortunately, the July 25 article, Trump Encourages Republicans To Back …

Remarks delivered by David Klafter at the People over Pipelines rally, State House steps, July 17th, 2016 We all know we are here to address the climate issue, and to stop this unnecessary and dangerous pipeline, and the tax that would pass along the cost …

Massachusetts Peace Action today announced 8 winners of its 2015 Peace & Planet Poster and Video Design Contest.  The winners, high school students in Falmouth and Natick, won cash prizes totaling $1,500. The first prize winner for video is Alexandra Minos of Falmouth High School.  …

Two-state solution can bring peace

March 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Metrowest Daily News, March 13, 2014   by Susan Massad    The rebuilt Yawkey commuter rail station in Boston clears way for increased service across the Framingham-Worcester MBTA line, boosting the total number of weekday round trips to 24.   One MBTA ad that commuters may …

Remembering Peace Action Leader Steven Brion-Meisels Steven Brion-Meisels, our board chair, and a state and national leader of Peace Action for over 30 years, died of cancer on March 9, 2014 at the age of 64. Steven Brion-Meisels at Peace Action meeting, 1990’s He touched …

In Memoriam, Richard E. Smith, 1930-2013

January 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action remembers our colleague and supporter, Dick Smith.   http://www.obitsforlife.com/obituary/824963/Smith-Richard-E.php Richard (Dick) Earl Smith, a 50 year resident of Arlington, passed away Friday, December 27, after a short fight with cancer at the age of 83. Dick was born on June 9, 1930 in …

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