Foreign policy

Palestine Legislative Update (February 2015)

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

We want our lawmakers to understand that: •There is nothing mutually exclusive about (1) a revived Israeli/Palestinian negotiation process and (2) an appeal by either of the parties to established world bodies when seeking protection from violations of International Humanitarian Law.  • The fact that …

A Foreign Policy for All: Conference

November 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Re-Thinking U.S. Foreign Policy for the 21st Century A One Day Conference Confirmed Speakers Noam Chomsky, MIT Institute Professor, author, Profit Over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order Bill Fletcher, former president, Trans Africa Forum; author, They’re Bankrupting Us! And 20 other Myths about Unions Phyllis …

A Response to Alan Dershowitz

July 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Response to Alan Dershowitz Published July 03, 2014, by Susan T. Nicholson,  in issue of July 03, 2014 in The Jewish Journal of Massachusetts.   In Alan Dershowitz’s view, BDS campaigns are motivated solely by “hatred against the Jews or their state” (“Europe’s Alarming Push to Isolate …

Summary of remarks by Duncan McFarland, United for Justice with Peace (Boston) at the April 19, 2014 conference in Cambridge (“Pivoting for Peace in Asia/Pacific”) on the US Pivot to Asia/Pacific and the Trans Pacific Partnership Rising China Today The rise of China is one …

The following article appears in MAPA’s spring newsletter Shared Security: New Vision for U.S. Foreign Policy At the Annual Meeting, a question was posed to Andrew Bacevich and Barney Frank: We have considered the two extremes of global dominance vs. isolationism. What other options are …

Toward a Just & Cooperative U.S. Foreign Policy

February 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action 2014 Annual Meeting What a year! A popular outcry stopped a U.S. war with Syria and diplomacy promises relaxation of tensions with Iran (if Congress doesn’t interfere). The Budget for All proved that voters want less military spending and more social investment, …

Autumn Convergence for a New National Agenda

November 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Read the Report on the Autumn Convergence, with links to a variety of follow-up projects, at http://masspeaceaction.org/4168! With: SEIU state political director Harris Gruman      Peace, GLBT and justice organizer Leslie Cagan           BU professor of political science Neta Crawford   …

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