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President Donald J. Trump walks from the White House Monday evening, June 1, 2020, to St. John’s Episcopal Church, known as the church of Presidents’s, that was damaged by fire during demonstrations in nearby LaFayette Square Sunday evening. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

The US military’s role in a contested election

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What role, if any, might the United States military play if the results of the upcoming presidential election are contested? Concerns have been raised that the president could call in the military to quell protests before or after the election, or that the military will be called in to remove the president if he loses and refuses to leave. How does the military remain apolitical and not succumb to electoral politics? How might an election-related crisis affect the relationship between…

Nagorno-Karabakh: Potential consequences of a small war

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Back in 1921, Joseph Stalin gave the region of Karabakh to Azerbaijan for political reasons even though the region has been over 90% Armenian.  When the Soviet Union collapsed in the late eighties, the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh pressed for more rights and also independence. Fighting then broke out with the Armenians taking over Karabakh and parts of Azerbaijan proper. Since that time there has been efforts by the Minsk Group, which the United States is a part of, to bring about…

Webinar on the Korea Peace Appeal Campaign

October 28 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Korea Peace Appeal Campaign was launched on 27 July 2020. Korea Peace Appeal is an international campaign that seeks to amplify voices calling for an end to the Korean War and a transition from armistice to peace beyond the Korean Peninsula and throughout the world. The campaign aims to end the Korean War and achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula by collecting 100 million signatures of the Korea Peace Appeal from 2020, the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of…

Ban Mass Evictions Rally

Rally at Boston Housing Court this Thursday to prevent mass evictions

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

All out to a major rally this Thursday, October 29th, in front of Boston Housing Court. Massachusetts' eviction & foreclosure moratorium expired on October 17th, and over 100,000 MA households are at risk of eviction. Governor Baker's plan to expand rental assistance will not prevent these evictions. And court-based solutions alone will not prevent these evictions. To prevent this catastrophe, Massachusetts legislators must pass the Guaranteed Housing Stability bill (H.5018) which will stabilize renters, small landlords, and homeowners for a year while we collectively survive the COVID-19 crisis.…

Kara Eastman

Peace Phone Bank for Kara Eastman (D-NE-02)

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, happening 3 times

Peace Action is prioritizing phone banks for Mike Siegel (D-TX-10) and Kara Eastman (D-NE-02) for the next three weeks. We will be Phone banking for Kara Eastman every Thursday: 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 6pm-9pm Eastern time Sign up here https://www.mobilize.us/eastmanforcongress/event/286013/ Even if you can’t phone for the entire shift, sign up and phone as long as you can.  Remember to identify yourself with Peace Action wherever possible-we want recognition of your work!  You can sign up for additional shifts, but we are really prioritizing the dates and…

The Importance of Climate Resilience

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A virtual conversation with Rev. Vernon K. Walker and Bill McKibben Register here:  https://bit.ly/31ZAMcq

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Climate Change and International Security

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3: Jurgen Scheffran, Head of the Research Group Climate Change and Security, University of Hamburg, Germany   Register: https://mit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uswbhX1aR-SnT-5fz57taQ Part of  a semester-long series on Global Peace and Insecurity. Organized and moderated by Subrata Ghoshroy, Research Affiliate, STS The world is facing an unprecedented crises on several fronts. Lack of leadership by the United States has intensified many flash points around the world including nuclear threats and the abandonment of arms control negotiations, bio-safety, climate change, food insecurity, instability and tensions…

Protect the Results

Rally: Protect the Results & Count Every Vote – Boston

November 4 @ 3:30 pm

With every tweet and refusal to commit to accepting the legitimate results of the 2020 election, Trump seeks to stoke chaos and fear. But we will be ready. If Trump undermines the election results, the Protect the Results coalition will activate nationwide mobilizations to demand that all the votes are counted and for the peaceful transition of power. Massachusetts Peace Action will organize the mobilization in Boston and we invite other organizations to partner with us. Join us to honor…

Writers Against Trump

What Just Happened: Writers Discuss the Post-Election Moment

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

featuring STEPHEN GREENBLATT MARTHA MINOW TIMOTHY SNYDER MARIAMA WHITE-HAMMOND moderated by National Book Award winning writer and novelist JAMES CARROLL Harvard Book Store's virtual event series welcomes acclaimed writers and thinkers for a panel discussion exploring the post-election moment. Join Harvard Book Store, our many co-sponsors, and this esteemed panel for a conversation exploring what just happened, what's happening now, and what must happen next. To register, go to https://www.harvard.com/event/what_just_happened_writers_discuss_the_post-election_moment/ and click on Tickets.  While payment is not required, we are…

Decolonizing International Relations

Decolonizing International Relations Conference

November 6 @ 10:00 am - November 7 @ 6:15 pm

Third Annual Conference on Decolonizing International Relations (Virtual) “Decolonization(s): From the Ground-Up” November 6 & 7, 2020 The only student-run conference on decolonizing international relations About this Event Decolonization has long been an overlooked issue in International Relations, relegated entirely to the past. We hope to help change that—and would love if you would honor us with your presence in pursuit of that goal. As students entrusted with making an impact, we believe it’s our obligation to engage this institution…

Andrew Bacevich: New Jersey Peace Action

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You are cordially invited to New Jersey Peace Action’s Virtual Annual Fall Peace Gathering. Due to the pandemic, we will be changing our format, but this doesn’t change the importance of the message to our supporters or the importance of the event to NJPA as a grassroots peace organization. Please Register and get your Raffle tickets here. You can also make a donation if you can not make it. We are honored and excited to be joined by Andrew Becevich, who…

Boycott Faneuil Hall

Rally: Rename Faneuil Hall

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us Nov. 7th, 1pm as we see racial repair & reconciliation in Boston by renaming Faneuil Hall #boycottfaneuilhall #changethename #slavetradershall

Yemen is Today’s Great Famine. End the US-Saudi War in Yemen!

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Saturday November 7th 1:00 - 2:00 pm Boston Irish Famine Memorial (294 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108) Massachusetts based Raytheon Technologies is helping to create the worst famine of the 21st century. The people of Massachusetts must do something to stop it. Saturday November 7th the Raytheon Antiwar Campaign will demonstrate to end the worst famine in the world today, a catastrophe intentionally caused by the US-Saudi war in Yemen and one that is deeply connected to Massachusetts through Raytheon…

San Diego protest, May 31, 2020 - K.C. Alfred/K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune

A Transforming Moment: What Next? with Mark Solomon

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The defeat of Donald Trump augurs well for a democratic transformation. How do we, the progressive majority, seize the moment to deliver a fatal blow to reaction and usher in a new era of progress, equality and peace? (Subject to change.) Mark Solomon, Professor Emeritus of History at Simmons University, Boston holds a B.A. degree in History from Wayne State University, an M.A. in History from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in The History of American Civilization from…

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The Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50: A Mid-Life Crisis?

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10: Paul Meyer, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. Former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament Register: https://mit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__Hl4CHzXRbqoMYzeLUjzrw Info on the NPT: https://www.un.org/disarmament/wmd/nuclear/npt/ PLEASE NOTE: This program will have a unique registration link TBD.  Part of  a semester-long series on Global Peace and Insecurity. Organized and moderated by Subrata Ghoshroy, Research Affiliate, STS The world is facing an unprecedented crises on several fronts. Lack of leadership by the United States has intensified many flash points around the world including nuclear threats and the abandonment of…

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