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Ed Markey for Senate in 2020!

January 13, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Cole Harrison

Mass. Peace Action has endorsed Sen. Edward Markey for reelection in 2020. Markey has a strong progressive track record on issues of peace and foreign policy. He is the unquestioned leader in the US Senate on nuclear disarmament, at a time when the US and Russia are tearing up the few remaining arms control treaties. For years, Markey has championed legislation to cut our insane nuclear weapons arsenal and to put controls on their use. Now, he a leader in the efforts to prevent war with Iran.

Ed Markey for Senate in 2020!

November 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in our Fall 2019 newsletter Mass. Peace Action endorses Sen. Edward Markey for reelection in 2020. Markey is being challenged by Rep. Joe Kennedy III and Shannon Liss-Riordan.  Some in the press say Markey and Kennedy are both progressive, with little difference …

With Rep. Joe Kennedy III’s challenge to Ed Markey for Senate, many are saying that there is no difference between the two men’s positions and that both are progressive.  But on peace issues, Massachusetts Peace Action does not agree. Markey is a peace leader, though …

I’ve written about this before and it is now closer to becoming law. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S.720) is a piece of legislation promoted by a foreign nation that will violate the civil liberties of Americans. It joins recent laws in Turkey and Poland criminalizing “insults” to …

S.269 – the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2015 was authored by Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.).  Kirk serves with Elizabeth Warren on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  Menendez is former Chair and now Ranking Member of …

The six month period for a  negotiated solution to the problem posed by concerns based on allegations of an Iranian nuclear weapons program begins on Monday, January 20. Call Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Ed Markey and your Representative  by calling  855-686-6927 (855-68-NO-WAR*) toll free to tell …