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State legislature

This article was originally published in Cambridge Wicked Local on April 18th, 2017. In late March, UN “special rapporteurs” Maina Kiai and David Kaye warned the U.S. that bills introduced in 16 Republican-dominated state legislatures “could result in a detrimental impact on the rights to …

Palestine/Israel in the Trump Era

April 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in our Spring 2017 Newsletter Despite the Trump administration’s contradictory policies, MAPA’s Palestine/Israel working group is keeping on, to advance Palestinian rights and for our own sanity, and to add new issues as needed: e.g., opposing David Friedman as ambassador to Israel. …

Support Revenue, Information, and Accountability

January 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Update: The hearing on this bill was originally scheduled on Thursday, October 5, 10:00 am but has been postponed and will be rescheduled. President Trump and his Republican allies have already begun to cut federal programs critical to our health and welfare, while proposing provocative …

The first days of the Trump administration have been as dire as anyone could have imagined – with Executive Orders attacking Muslims, Arabs, immigrants, and refugees expected today on top of attacks on women and indigenous people. State Senator Creem of Newton and Representative Paul …

Once again this week, a group of Massachusetts legislators are enjoying lobbyist-paid trips to Israel, underwritten by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC), within months of having acted on amendments filed by JCRC last summer which sought to restrict the right to boycott.  “We object to …

Massachusetts Peace Action is proud to announce our endorsements of Jack Patrick Lewis, Moses Dixon and Matt Patrick in the November 2016 general election.  Our endorsed candidates Pat Jehlen, Mike Connolly, and Marjorie Decker won their primaries and face no opposition in the general election.  Donate to one or more …

Primary Victories 2016

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

All of our endorsed candidates won on September 8 in the Democratic primary. In addition to mobilizing to vote no on 2, the charter school question, now is the time to give our endorsed candidates the support they need to insure they win in the …

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