Fall 2019 newsletter

2020 Presidential Race Heats Up

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 2020 Presidential candidates, particularly Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, are increasingly discussing foreign policy positions. Massachusetts Peace Action and national Peace Action are currently evaluating the candidates and deciding whether to make an endorsement in the 2020 Presidential race.

Ending the Endless Wars

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter October 7th marked the 18th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, the longest in American history. It is now possible for young men and women to fight and die in this …

Peace Bills Urged at State House Hearing

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Andrea Burns and Jonathan King This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Massachusetts legislators and peace advocates spoke out forcefully at a State House hearing Sept. 24 about the urgent need for nuclear disarmament, curbing Pentagon spending, …

A Moral Budget for Massachusetts

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Savina Martin and Jonathan King This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsetter More than 85 grassroots advocates, elected officials, union leaders, and economists gathered at an MIT forum on Sept 27 to launch the development of a …

Rising Up Together for a Livable Future

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Paula Gutlove and Gordon Thompson This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Mass. Peace Action newsletter Thousands of youth and their allies from across Massachusetts staged a dramatic “climate strike” in Boston on September 20th to demand action on the climate …

Ed Markey for Senate in 2020!

November 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in our Fall 2019 newsletter Mass. Peace Action endorses Sen. Edward Markey for reelection in 2020. Markey is being challenged by Rep. Joe Kennedy III and Shannon Liss-Riordan.  Some in the press say Markey and Kennedy are both progressive, with little difference …