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The Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, was adopted on the 14th of July 2015 by Iran, the US, France, China, Russia, the UK, the European Union and Germany. It is a landmark deal that curbed Iran’s …

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is planning a visit to the United States early this year and, in order to discuss “ways to continue advancing shared priorities, including enhancing security and prosperity in the Middle East.” Another aspect of this visit is that Prince …

First published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Matthew Hahm was accustomed to hearing about war and its inevitableness, but it wasn’t until he took a certain course during his junior year as an undergraduate at Boston College that he …

Tweeting for Peace: Kripa Solanki

June 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

First published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Kripa Solanki isn’t old enough to vote, but that isn’t stopping her from making her voice heard. The 17-year-old Wellesley resident is one of the youngest interns at Massachusetts Peace Action, running …

First published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter On Saturday, April 15, two thousand people gathered on a sun-drenched Cambridge Common to send some clear messages to Washington: “President Trump, release your tax returns; stop your attacks on our families …

Newton North Students Protest Hypocrisy

June 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

First published in the Summer 2017 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter This past May, Newton North High School (NNHS) held a new event, Middle East History Day, during which invited speakers gave presentations throughout the day. We, the NNHS Peace Action Club, were …

“We have to be able to make our own choices, and you don’t make a choice to be bombed,” said Michelle Cunha, Assistant Director of Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA). This is the ideology that led Cunha, a longtime reproductive rights activist, to join the peace …