State Rep. Mary Keefe will publicly sign the ICAN Legislative Pledge. The event will include remarks from Nick Cantrell of NuclearBan.US along as well as a representative of the Center for Nonviolent Solutions.
Earlier this year, Brown University released a bombshell report about the toll of behind-the-scenes lobbying against climate action in Massachusetts. We are thrilled to welcome researchers Trevor Culhane, Galen Hall, and J Timmons Roberts, as well as Massachusetts state Rep. Mike Connolly to discuss “Who’s […]
by Cole Harrison and Elsa Auerbach The Massachusetts House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected an amendment to the state budget which would have Massachusetts adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Association (IHRA) definition of antisemitism, a definition that equates criticism of Israel with antisemitism, within its […]
by Jackie Dee King In a move evoking the defiance of Martin Luther 500 years ago, more than 35 people representing the Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign braved a cold wind and a global pandemic to rally on Beacon Hill March 15. As Luther nailed his […]
Divestment from the Yemen War (S.1735 / H.2636) AN ACT RELATIVE TO PENSION DIVESTMENT FROM COMPANIES SELLING WEAPONS TO THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA This act would divest Massachusetts state pension funds from companies selling weapons to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and thus supporting the […]
2021-2022 Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda The Massachusetts Peace & Justice Network has partnered with allied legislators to submit a set of bills to the Massachusetts state legislature concerning nuclear disarmament, Yemen, transparency in politics, and the budget. Below are the 7 bills that we […]
by David Detmold A commission will be created to recommend a new seal and motto for Massachusetts, after Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday, January 11th, 2021 signed (S.2848) – the Resolve calling for the creation of a special commission to study and recommend a new […]