hegemony

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   …

Tom Friedman, Consider the Obvious

September 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Re Thomas Friedman’s New York Times column, “The Man With Pink Hair” (Sept. 18): Friedman offers interesting ruminations about why Americans said No to an attack on Syria.  But he gives short shrift to the most obvious explanation:  after three disastrous Middle East wars, Americans no …

America after hegemony

August 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The peace movement needs to make it clear not only what we are against, but what we are for. With the Iraq war fading into memory even as the country still simmers, the U.S. peace movement faces the need to reframe its message. We have …