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MAPA Newsletter October 2020

What Would Four More Years of Trump Bring?

October 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

We asked the Mass. Peace Action working groups to describe what they believed four more years of a Trump presidency would mean for the issues they work on. While the range of issues was broad – climate change, nuclear disarmament, racial justice, Latin America, immigration, …

Ten Years to Save the Planet: Defeat Trump!

October 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Rosalie Anders Defeating Donald Trump is essential if we are to have any chance of avoiding worldwide climate catastrophe. The scientific consensus is that we have about ten years to do that, and it means taking extreme measures. It means starting now. With Trump, …

by Richard Krushnic What will it matter to Latin America if Trump or Biden wins the presidency? The Mass. Peace Action Latin American Working Group has focused its activism during the Trump administration on campaigning for an end to economic sanctions on Venezuela and Cuba, …

Authoritarianism on the Rise

October 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Joseph Gerson The Authoritarianism Working Group has shared and discussed readings and organized two excellent webinars featuring Noam Chomsky, Van Gosse, Ty dePass, Mic Krenshaw and Col. Lawrence Wilkerson. Among the lessons from the readings has been the central role of middle classes in …

 by Sunny Robinson The election of Donald Trump for a second term would be a continued unmitigated disaster for migrants attempting to enter the United States. We are likely to see cruel policies get much worse, total disregard for those forced to flee from violence …

by Ellen Mass What would a Trump victory in November mean for the future of US policies in Latin America? In short, the results would be devastating. Most assuredly, the practices of the 21st century version of the Monroe Doctrine, which enforce US corporate capitalism …

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