civil disobedience

Honoring the Risk Takers

October 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Police arrest John Schuchardt as he challenges the Nuclear Command, Control and Communications system at Hanscom Air Force Base Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund Celebration We have been voting, phoning, demonstrating, petitioning, lobbying, writing, and tweeting for peace.  That’s why we’re called Massachusetts Peace Action. On Saturday, October …

Shout Heard Round the World

July 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter. Six staunch members of our peace delegation were arrested at the gate of Hanscom Air Force Base on Memorial Day weekend, while protesting the role of the base in nuclear war …

A Season of Moral Resistance

July 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Summer 2018 Newsletter A veterans’ encampment on the Boston Common. A prolonged sit-in at Governor Baker’s office in the State House. Traffic snarled for hours in downtown Boston as protesters blocked streets. A large march and rally in …

Six peace activists were arrested this afternoon at the gate of Hanscom Air Force Base in Lincoln, Massachusetts as they protested the the role of the base in nuclear war planning. Hanscom is the location of the Program Executive Office (PEO) for Nuclear Command, Control, …