Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda

Congress Watch Organizing Meeting

June 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Pressuring Mass. Reps. to Step Up for Peace Mass. Peace Action members and our allies are working to pressure Congress to support bills on nuclear war, Middle East wars, Korea, Venezuela, Palestine, military spending, and more. Our Federal Legislative Agenda is here. In a deep …

The Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda has been filed in the State Legislature, Congress has voted to end the Yemen war and is considering anti-nuclear bills, the Raytheon Antiwar Campaign is putting heat on the war profiteers, and Venezuela crisis committees have sprung up and are working …

Join state legislators, joined by two Russian and one Indian peace and disarmament movement leaders, for a discussion of the new nuclear arms race and how the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda addresses threats to peace and their budgetary impact on meeting needs in Massachusetts.  …

Peace and Justice Bills Filed on Beacon Hill

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the MAPA Winter 2019 Newsletter. Peace and justice advocates from across the state have launched a campaign to bring the urgent issues of nuclear disarmament, the bloated military budget, and endless wars abroad into the Massachusetts Legislature. Mass. Peace Action …

2019 Annual Meeting Breakouts

February 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

The following breakouts will be run during our Annual Meeting on March 9, from 3:15 to 4:35 pm. The Green New Deal—how should the peace movement respond? Facilitators: Rosalie Anders and John MacDougall, co-conveners, MAPA Peace & Climate working group; Rosemary Kean,  convener, MAPA Racial Justice …

Build Bridges, Not Bombs

January 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Build Bridges, Not Bombs RESOLVE ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION ON SHIFTING FUNDS FROM NEW NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO TRANSPORTATION This resolutions forms a commission to study the impact on state finances if the US Congress cancelled the proposed $trillion dollar nuclear weapons upgrades, and instead invest the funds …

Change the State Flag and Seal

January 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Change the State Flag and Seal RESOLVE PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF A SPECIAL COMMISSION RELATIVE TO THE SEAL AND MOTTO OF THE COMMONWEALTH H.2776, S1877 This resolution will form a commission to redesign the state flag, seal, and motto, which currently depict the conquest …

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