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Defeat Trump! Turn Out the Vote!

October 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Paul Shannon and Jackie King Our help is needed in the most important election of our lifetime.  Voter suppression efforts are underway across the country. The President has openly announced his refusal to accept the results of the election if he loses.  Only a …

Cries from Every Corner: Abolish Nuclear Weapons

October 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Susan Mirsky From leafy town commons to crowded urban shopping centers, cries rang out in 17 municipalities across the Commonwealth September 26th, as people raised their voices, signs, and banners in a call for the government to abolish nuclear weapons and invest in meeting …

by Yoav Elinevsky The Trump administration’s deadly intent to bring down the elected government of Venezuela has been on full display in recent months, as it tightened already severe sanctions, placed a $15 million bounty on President Nicolas Maduro’s head, conducted provocative military maneuvers off …

National Security, Covid, and Nuclear Weapons

September 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jerald Ross Originally published in the Lowell Sun The loss of over 200,000 American lives to Covid 19 should make clear the time is long past to readjust our notions of national security. The lack of our government’s preparations for this catastrophe, despite a …

by Hayat Imam Remarks at the Standout for Black Lives organized by Dorchester People for Peace, September 25, 2020 This event has been organized by Dorchester People for Peace. We hold Black Lives Matter Standouts once a month, and, over the past years, we have …

by Rosemary Kean Last week several organizers in Colorado who have been organizing nearly daily protests over the summer demanding justice for Elijah McClain, murdered by police last year, were arrested and charged with felony kidnapping among other felony charges. The kidnapping charge was apparently …

Challenging Policing, Reimagining Safe Communities

September 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Claire Gosselin Nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism remained strong over the summer, fueled by new instances of police violence and a widespread recognition that the time for the country’s reckoning with its legacy of slavery and Jim Crow has come due. …

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