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Lift the Sanctions Now – Stop Coronavirus As the US tightens sanctions on Iran, our country is responsible for impacting that nation’s ability to fight off the coronavirus pandemic. With 21,000 cases and over 1,000 new cases a day, basic medicines are in short supply. …

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Lift the Sanctions Now – Stop Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 // 0 Comments

Lift the Sanctions Now – Stop Coronavirus As the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, all nations must work together in the struggle to contain the outbreak. That’s why Massachusetts Peace Action is working with organizations across the state to demand an end to sanctions that hinder …

Fund Public Health, not Foreign Wars

March 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jonathan King and Rosemary Kean The  coronavirus outbreak and the nation’s lack of preparedness require a major change in national policy, shifting  investment of our tax dollars into public health, and away from prosecuting endless wars abroad. The large Emergency Stimulus Package Congress voted …

Al Johnson of Veterans for Peace and the Bernie Sanders Campaign Al Johnson passed away peacefully on the night of January 1, 2020, surrounded by Cindy, his wife of forty years, close friends and loved ones. Pat Scanlon, former Veterans for Peace/Smedley Butler Brigade chapter …

3 Things You can Do to Help, Right Now

March 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

Sign on to #ShutDownMASS and Join Neighborhood Aid Network  First of all we want to make sure that you’re OK. The safety of our members and supporters is the most important thing for Massachusetts Peace Action. If you have any specific concerns or questions please contact …

by Jeff Klein

For more than 50 years, the UN and the international community have upheld in principle that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza had to end. After Israel’s conquests in the 1967 War, the UN Security Council declared that peace would require withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from territories occupied during that conflict. Yet even as Israel built hundreds of illegal settlements in the occupied territories and annexed parts of Jerusalem and the Syrian Golan heights, the country faced nothing more than empty clucking from the international community; the US consistently blocked any action to enforce the UN and International Court of Justice decisions. Now, under the ‘Trump-Netanyahu’ administration, the US has abandoned even the pretense of abiding by international law.

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