Middle East

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia – a country that has been responsible for the bombing of Yemen and its humanitarian crisis, the worldwide diffusion of a virulent form of Wahhabi Sunni Islam, the arming of rebels in various countries, and human rights violations in …

Remarks delivered by Brenton Stoddart at our 60th Anniversary celebration October 29.  Video: https://www.facebook.com/masspeaceaction/videos/10154802992355723/ In college, debating US foreign policy with my peers was “cool,” and pointing out the faults in that policy seemed a potential vocation. But rarely did I consider the people whom our …

Our country is exhausted from major wars in the Middle East but there are still daily reports of possible new wars, crises, and security threats. How did we get to this point? Based on first-hand experiences of the instructor as well as relevant readings and …

From the Dorchester People for Peace Update, July 21, 2017 Despite how despicable Donald Trump remains in so many ways, reports that he plans to end US arming of so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels is good for Syria – and good for the US.  While the NY …

July 21 — 214 Massachusetts leaders from a diverse assortment of backgrounds wrote today to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to help end the war without end. Signers explained that “The shooting down of a Syrian air force jet… represent a significant escalation of …

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 …

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