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 The United States and North Korea are on a dangerous path towards a military confrontation that could kill millions and engulf the world in a nuclear holocaust. It’s time for the U.S. anti-war and peace movements to mobilize mass opposition to Trump’s saber rattling and …

On 72d anniversary of Nagasaki Bombing, We Stand for Talks, Not Threats, with North Korea Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – 6:30 pm First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street Refreshments will be provided In response to reports that North Korea may have achieved the capability …

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Week in Massachusetts August 5-9, 2017 72 years have passed since the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 47 years since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) took effect, and yet the five original nuclear weapons states, led by the …

Rape of a Constitution

September 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sixty-eight years ago they gave peace and nobody listened. In 1947 a peace constitution was born, but nobody noticed. Sixty-eight years later, on September 19, 2015,  that constitution was systematically raped and nobody outside Japan cares. Such is the result of the dysfunctional world we …

Salute to Japan’s NGO No War Network

September 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action salutes Japan’s NGO No War Network for its principled struggle.   Article 9 is an inspiration to peace advocates in the United States and we hope Japan will preserve its peace constitution so that other countries may join it in renouncing war …

An Article 9 for the US Constitution?

September 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

David Rothauser writes: Global Article 9 has invited me to participate in a 3 day conference in Osaka this October. They’ve asked me to show my Hibakusha  film and speak about  Article 9 on a global scale. The best I can do is talk about Article 9 …