North Korea

An Open Letter to Presidents Trump and Moon

April 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

An open letter to the leaders of USA, South Korea and North Korea, signed by Massachusetts Peace Action along with more than 100 US civil society groups, was released at the UN March 28 by Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director of Western States Legal Foundation.  The letter expressed …

Rally for Peace in Korea

March 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Finally, a chance for peace in Korea! Support the peace process initiated by South and North Korea during the Olympic Truce. Support President Trump’s decision to negotiate with North Korea Join the Rally for Peace in Korea Thursday, March 15,  4:30pm South Station, Boston During …

Special Feature Film “The Game of Their Lives”, a film that provides a very exciting, heart-warming, and deeply humanizing look at the North Korea of the Cold War era that U.S. audiences can relate to. In 1966, DPRK won a berth at the World Cup …

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scentists‘ Doomsday Clock has been moved to 2 minutes to midnight.  This is a shift forward – it is back to 2 minutes to Doomsday – as close as the clock has ever been!!   In recognition of this fearsome and solemn moment …

The 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, offer a unique moment to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula. In November 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for an Olympic Truce, or a cessation of hostilities …

The North Korea Nuclear Threat and U.S. Policy

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The North Korea Nuclear Threat and U.S. Policy: Is War Avoidable? What Can We Do? Panel sponsored by the Northampton Democratic City Committee, along with co-sponsors Physicians for Social Responsibility, The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice (formerly Western MA AFSC), Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership. Dr. …

The Sources of North Korean Conduct

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bruce Cumings is Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.  His research and teaching focus on modern Korean history, twentieth-century international history, US–East Asian relations, East Asian political economy, and American foreign relations. His first book, The Origins of the …

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