Boston Globe

Venezuela must choose its own course

February 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Boston Globe‘s recent editorial “Hope for Venezuela” (Jan. 25) presents an alarmingly slanted perspective on US intervention in that country.  This is a situation ripe for the law of unintended consequences. The idea that the international community – or a self-selected portion of it …

Making Waves on Israel and Palestine

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the 2016 Fall Newsletter by Eva Moseley, Cambridge The “A New Day” (AND) network, launched by MAPA’s Palestine-Israel Work­­ing Group at a well-attended conference a year ago, organizes its members by Congressional district and works to change US Israel policy. One …

Boston Globe Slams F-35, then Pulls its Punch

July 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The F-35 is unaffordable — and out of date“, trumpets the headline of the lead editorial in the print edition of today’s Boston Globe. But a funny thing happened on the way to the web.  In the web edition, the headline has been changed to …

The Boston Globe‘s investigative report on the Massachusetts military bond bill, “State Pushes to Keep Mass. Military Bases Open“, quotes Massachusetts Peace Action’s executive director Cole Harrison as the key spokesperson against the bill.  The legislation, proposed and signed by Gov. Deval Patrick, created a …