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Raytheon a No-Show at Walk for Hunger

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Raytheon, headquartered here in Massachusetts, is one of the largest arms manufacturers in the world. They supply thousands of bombs and sophisticated weapons to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy whose four-year war on the country of Yemen has created the worst starvation …

Brian Garvey Joins MAPA Staff

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

We’d like to introduce our members to Mass. Peace Action’s new full-time organizer, Brian Garvey, who began work in late March of this year. Brian first started volunteering with MAPA in March of 2018 when he joined us at MIT to protest the visit of …

The former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell delivered a searing indictment of the US national security state to more than 100 people gathered for the Mass. Peace Action Annual Meeting at the Harvard- Epworth Methodist Church on March 9th. In a …

The Green New Deal Moves Forward

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Green New Deal catapulted into public awareness in February of this year, when newly elected US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced a resolution in Congress calling for a massive national program to address both climate change and deep economic and political inequities. Sen. Ed Markey …

Why It’s Time for a Real Reset With Russia

June 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

In April, the long awaited report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election was released. The report repeated earlier accusations that Russians had hacked into and released emails of the Democratic National Committee in 2016 and had used …

Peace Action, the nation’s largest grassroots peace organization, and its affiliate Massachusetts Peace Action, endorsed Ayanna Pressley for re-election in Massachusetts’ 7th district. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real …

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