Foreign policy

Film Screening: The Settlers by Shimon Dotan

February 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

      You are invited to a screening of the film, The Settlers, by Israel’s award-winning filmmaker Shimon Dotan on Friday, February 3, (Snow Date: Friday, February 17) in the sanctuary of the UU Church at the top of the Common in the town …

What do Syrians Want? What should we do?

November 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Fall 2016 Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Everyone claims to know what the Syrians want. Usually this coincides with the interests of one or another of the various foreign interveners. However, the truth is that Syrians are deeply divided and there …

Looking Into The Syrian Crisis

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Understanding the Refugee Crisis Through Photos A closer look into the Syrian refugee crisis. See the ramifications of the conflict that has plagued the region through the unique and intimate perspective of photographs. In addition, hear speakers discuss the political landscape, the populations affected, and what …

A Kazakh Student Looks at U.S Foreign Policy

June 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

To understand a country’s foreign policy you have to live there. The ideas behind the actions governments take are based to some extent on the ideology of its inhabitants. I dare to say some extent because the state apparatus has a life of its own. …

Youth can Make the Difference

May 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Remarks delivered at Windows into Syria, May 14, 2016 This year, as far away people reap what our foreign policy has sown, Islamophobia is breaching the walls of Newton’s rich-white-liberal snowglobe. I start to hear things in the hallways. A girl I know says we have …

THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT!  FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY PURCHASED SEATS, NOTE THAT THE LOCATION HAS BEEN MOVED TO HARVARD-EPWORTH CHURCH.  Massachusetts Peace Action is excited to announce that world renowned Noam Chomsky will be giving a talk in our Distinguished Peacebuilders Series! Come …

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