Democracy

Dr. Elaine Scarry  is  a Harvard professor and  author of Thermonuclear Democracy. She will be speaking at this event sponsored by Gallery 55, Metrowest Peace Action.

This will be the final talk in the series accompanying the Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Working for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World exhibit. Her talk will build from her recent book Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom and from her recent speaking engagements in Hiroshima. …

2016 Board Nominees

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action board of directors members serve for a 2-year term.  The following candidates have been nominated by the Executive Committee for election in March 2016. Members, please cast your ballot by downloading theMAPA Board Election Ballot 2016 and returning it to the office by …

U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course? by Conn Hallinan, Leon Wofsy Originally published in Foreign Policy in Focus, June 22, 2015   “If we don’t learn to take our …

Harvard professor Elaine Scarry on her new book, Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom. With responses by Philip C. Bobbitt, Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence, Columbia Law School, and Charles Fried, Beneficial Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.

Palestinians in Israel: Separate and Unequal

January 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Israel is often called a democracy – even “the only democracy in the Middle East.” That may be true in part – if we ignore the 2.5 million Palestinians with few rights under Israeli military rule for 46 years in the Occupied West Bank, and …

Convergence: The Common Vision

November 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Harris Gruman A Presentation at the Autumn Convergence, November 24, 2013, Boston If I’m asked to look for a common vision, I guess I’d have to start with the one that truly launched our age of historical action, the pamphlet of 1789 that asks: …

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