Yemen

Protest War Profiteer Raytheon at UMass Lowell

March 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Raytheon, headquartered right here in Massachusetts, makes billions of dollars a year selling weapons of war that kill innocent civilians around the world, including weapons being used by Saudi Arabia in the U.S.-backed War on Yemen. They’re attending a campus career fair to recruit UML’s …

Directing the Removal of United States Armed Forces from Yemen H.J.Res 37 (Khanna (D-CA)). Cosponsors: McGovern, Kennedy, Clark, Moulton, Pressley. Total: 96.  Passed the House, Feb. 13, 2019, 248 – 177; all nine Massachusetts Reps. voted Yes, but Moulton and Keating also voted for an …

Campus Protests Confront War Profiteers

March 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the MAPA Winter 2019 Newsletter. As the Saudi-led war on Yemen approaches its fourth year, a new movement of students and young activists in Massachusetts has sprung up to oppose US involvement and call out the arms manufacturers that are …

2019 Annual Meeting Breakouts

February 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

The following breakouts will be run during our Annual Meeting on March 9, from 3:15 to 4:35 pm. The Green New Deal—how should the peace movement respond? Facilitators: Rosalie Anders and John MacDougall, co-conveners, MAPA Peace & Climate working group; Rosemary Kean,  convener, MAPA Racial Justice …

Raytheon, headquartered right here in Massachusetts, makes billions of dollars a year selling weapons of war that kill innocent civilians around the world, including weapons being used by Saudi Arabia in the U.S.-backed War on Yemen. They’re attending a campus career fair to recruit Northeastern’s …

Denis J. Sullivan Director, Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies (BCARS, a Carnegie Corporation Project) Professor of Political Science & International Affairs Co-Director, Middle East Center Northeastern University  Since early 2011, both Syria and Yemen have been in the throes of displacement and near-total destruction. Syria …

Protest War Profiteer Raytheon at UMass Amherst

February 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Join us Tuesday February 12 from 1-3pm to protest Raytheon at the UMASS Tech and Engineering Career Fair. Raytheon is a Massachusetts based Defense Contracting Company complicit in some of the worst war crimes in recent history. They are the third largest weapons producer in …

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