Congress

Rally Against War on Venezuela and Iran

October 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Join Massachusetts Peace Action, Boston Democratic Socialists of America, Venezuela Solidarity Committee, Veterans for Peace, to demand that Congresswoman Katherine Clark pledge support for bills that would prohibit war with Venezuela and Iran. We will be meeting in Malden Center T station, and marching a …

A group of Massachusetts Peace Action members this week wrote to the eleven members of Massachusetts’ Congressional delegation expressing concern about a resolution which expresses support for a two-state solution without proposing any consequences if Israel fails to live up to these principles.   The letter’s …

It’s the House of Representatives’ turn to vote on important war and peace issues as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) comes to the floor this week. This must-pass bill allows us to attach language that prevents a potential war with Iran and advances peace …

Mass. Peace Action Goes to Washington

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Rep. Bill Keating Rep. Jim McGovern   Mass. Peace Action members took to the halls of the US House and Senate office buildings in Washington D.C. in March to advocate for nuclear disarmament and a peaceful foreign policy. We met with all 11 members of …

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 …

Statement in Support of the Green New Deal

April 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Statement by Massachusetts Peace Action on the Green New Deal The Green New Deal (GND), a concept that has been discussed for some years, is now the subject of a non-binding Congressional Resolution (H.Res.109) introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  Senator Ed Markey introduced it in …

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