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Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda

January 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda for 2019-2020 The Massachusetts Peace & Justice Network has partnered with allied legislators to submit a set of bills to the Massachusetts state legislature concerning nuclear disarmament, Middle East wars, military spending, legislative ethics, and the design of the state …

Syria, the Kurds, Turkey, and the US

October 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Earlier this week I heard from the chief of staff of a Massachusetts member of Congress who asked about my take on Trump’s decision to partially pull back US troops in Syria to clear the way for a Turkish invasion. My initial response of our …

Rally Protests 18 Years of War in Afghanistan

October 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Monday, October 7 marked the 18th anniversary of the U.S. attack on Afghanistan. U.S. troops are still in Afghanistan and attacks are carried out every day that kill civilians in this forever war. In the past few weeks the U.S. killed 30 farmers resting after …

On Trump’s Proposed Withdrawal from Syria

October 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

On President Trump’s announcement yesterday that he will withdraw U.S. troops from Northeast Syria: The situation is complicated and has been worsened by US policy over the years.  The short response is that we never had a legal right or legitimate purpose to intervene in …

War is Child Abuse

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

I attended B.U. and Northeastern’s campuses to protest the on-campus presence of the slippery Raytheon corporate recruiters with my friends, protest singers Leon Litewski and Andy Sepe. The protest was put on by members of Mass. Peace Action, United Against War and Imperialism, Democratic Socialists …

Support our 2019 Fund Drive!

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

In 2019 we have been voting, phoning, demonstrating, petitioning, lobbying, writing,  tweeting, and risking arrest for peace.  That’s why we’re called Massachusetts Peace Action.  We are the leading political presence in Massachusetts pushing for Peace, Diplomacy and Nuclear Disarmament. This is only possible with your active participation …

From Kabul: Youth on the Road to Peace

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Dr Hakim In September 2019, facing everyday dangers of the war and under constant pressure to view those from other groups as enemies, young people from each of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces gathered for a three day “On the Road to Peace” conference in Kabul.  …

With Rep. Joe Kennedy III’s challenge to Ed Markey for Senate, many are saying that there is no difference between the two men’s positions and that both are progressive.  But on peace issues, Massachusetts Peace Action does not agree. Markey is a peace leader, though …

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