Boston said NO to war on Yemen, January 25, 2021
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2021-2023 Board Nominees

Most Massachusetts Peace Action directors serve for a 2-year term.  The following candidates have been nominated by the Executive Committee for election in March 2021.  The election will take place on April 24, 2021 at the MAPA annual meeting. New members running for election Vaughn […]

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb on walls at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday during an attempt to interfere with the rtification of the 2020 presidential election results by Congress. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters)
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Was Trump Hoping for a Coup?

by Joseph Gerson Originally published by Common Dreams There is so much that we don’t know about Wednesday’s assault on our national capital and our limited constitutional democracy. The new Congress should not only investigate why the Capital police and Homeland Security were missing in […]

People waited in line to vote at Park Tavern in Atlanta on June 9, 2020. Credit...John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, via Associated Press

Defending the Election and Our Democracy

Constitutional democracy is on the line as we approach the November 3 election.  President Trump and his enablers are doing what they can to undermine the perceived legitimacy of the election: lying about the integrity of mail-in voting, undermining the ability of the U.S. postal […]

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Authoritarianism or Democracy?

Federal troops are sent to Portland, Oregon, without the consent of the the mayor or the governor. Refusing to identify themselves, the troops pull peaceful protesters off the streets and into unmarked vehicles and spirit them away. They fire rubber bullets and tear gas cannisters […]