Militarism

Sandy Hook, Orlando, Charleston, Las Vegas, Wakefield, Sutherland Springs, Pittsburgh, Parkland, Aurora, Virginia Tech, San Bernadino, Columbine. There were already too many mass shootings to name. Now we add Gilroy, Dayton, and El Paso to the list. In the wake three more mass shootings in the last week, people across …

We refuse to be silent as our elected leaders undermine access to the ballot box, destroy healthcare and the social safety net, and deny living wages—all while cutting taxes for the wealthy. Together we’ve been organizing and building the movement from the ground up in …

You’re invited to a WILPF Annual Meeting Retreat  11/30-12/1/18 Sponsored by the Boston Branch                                              featuring Cynthia Enloe speaks on Friday at 7pm about “Challenging the US Military as a way to Challenge Patriarchy in this #MeToo Moment”.   Dr. …

Thank you for attending “The Next Two Years and Beyond”.   Watch the talks on video! Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9am-5pm •  Simmons University, 300 the Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 Confirmed speakers: John Nichols is national affairs correspondent of The Nation.  His most recent book is Horsemen of the …

Bombs and Bipartisanship

November 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Reaching across the aisle to support Massachusetts’ commitment to militarism Originally published at The Shoestring As we head into another election season, one matter—militarism—remains a non issue. Massachusetts has built an economic base around militarism and this base is increasingly reflected in a nexus of …

Militarism and the 2018 Election

August 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remarks delivered at “Music, Peace, and Hoppiness“, sponsored by MAPA Next Gen, August 19, 2018   Hi. My name is Brian Garvey and I just want to say a few words about the problem of militarism in this country and its connection to these elections …

Join the Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign as we rally against the war economy, militarism and gun violence, and demand change from our elected officials. Speakers will include veterans, people from countries impacted by U.S. militarism, advocates for people’s needs that have been defunded because of …

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