Military Budget

Not long ago, Boston Mayor Walsh addressed a meeting of housing advocates in Dorchester. Recognizing the precarious situation of many Dorchester renters but citing the limited options available to address the crisis, the mayor complained that his hands were tied because “there is no federal …

Dangerous Developments in Modern Weaponry

April 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

A forum on the military pursuit of global hegemony Speakers: Subrata Ghoshroy (MIT Research Affiliate) Nick Mottern (Knowdrones.com) Elaine Scarry (Harvard professor and author of Thermonuclear Monarchy) Bruce Gagnon (Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space) Topics will include: Continued expansion of the …

A Nationwide GDAMS Briefing Call with Bill Hartung and Lindsay Koshgarian Call in Number (712) 775-7035; participants code: 495518 RSVP at JGerson@afsc.org.  Record Military Spending. $1.7 trillion for new nuclear weapons. Medical Care, Housing, EPA to be cut. In preparation for the April 14 – …

How much is 2 Trillion Dollars?

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remarks Delivered at “Stop Trump’s Budget Cuts and Rent Increases” Rally, March 16, 2018 My name is Dan Luker and I am Coordinator of Veterans For Peace, Boston Chapter 9.  I am a Vietnam Combat veteran and well aware of the human cost of war. My heart goes …

We pay our taxes. Are we getting what we need?

April 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

We pay our taxes. Are we getting what we need? Saturday, April 12, 2pm Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston Mel King • Rep. Jim McGovern • Rep. Katherine Clark • Grace Ross, MC • Haris Gruman, SEIU • Lew Finfer, Raise Up Mass • …

2014 Program Update

February 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Shelagh Foreman, Program Director, delivered this 2014 Program Update at the Annual Meeting on February 8. Click to listen to the audio, or read the transcript: http://masspeaceaction.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Program-Update-Shelagh.wma Syria What a year!  We had one of our biggest successes in years in September when President Obama …