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Ceasefire Now Grassroots Advocacy Days

Ceasefire Now: Grassroots Advocacy Days Spring 2024

Tue Apr 16 8:00 am EDT
Washington
Join MAPA on APRIL 16 – 18 in Washington, DC and online.    Congress is hearing from the pro-peace, pro-ceasefire ...
Ukraine: Support Negotiations Not Escalation!

Ukraine: Support Negotiations Not Escalation!

Tue Apr 16 12:00 pm EDT
Volunteers needed this Saturday to promote ceasefire and negotiations in Ukraine! Please join us to collect postcards to congress, to ...
Learning and Mutual Influence of Christians and Muslims, Both Past and Present A Webinar by LUKE 10 with the Iranian National Academy of Sciences

Learning and Mutual Influence of Christians and Muslims, Both Past and Present A Webinar by LUKE 10 with the Iranian National Academy of Sciences

Wed Apr 17 11:00 am EDT
Wednesday April 17th @ 11am ET In the spring of 2020, a group of Americans from multiple Christian traditions came ...
Thomas Suarez: GENOCIDE FROM THE RIVER TO THE SEA: Endgame of Israel's 76 Years of Terror

Thomas Suarez: GENOCIDE FROM THE RIVER TO THE SEA: Endgame of Israel’s 76 Years of Terror

Thu Apr 18 7:00 pm EDT
Cambridge
Thomas Suarez: GENOCIDE FROM THE RIVER TO THE SEA: Endgame of Israel's 76 Years of Terror Thomas Suárez’s work sheds ...
How the US Media Has Conditioned Americans to Hate Russia (WIRN Webinar)

How the US Media Has Conditioned Americans to Hate Russia (WIRN Webinar)

Thu Apr 18 8:00 pm EDT
Thursday April 18th @ 8pm ET This webinar will draw on some material from the book, The Russians are Coming, ...
Steward, Cerberus & Your Health

Steward, Cerberus & Your Health

Wed Apr 24 7:30 pm EDT
We face the imminent closure of as many as nine hospitals in working-class communities across Eastern Massachusetts from the New ...
Webinar - Common Security in Northeast Asia After April 10 South Korean General Election

Webinar – Common Security in Northeast Asia After April 10 South Korean General Election

Thu Apr 25 7:00 pm EDT
Webinar: Common Security in Northeast Asia After April 10 South Korean General Election Date: Thursday April 25, 2024 | Time: ...
Art & Activism: Earth Day!

Art & Activism: Earth Day!

Sat Apr 27 1:00 pm EDT
Boston
Join MAPA for another installment of our Art & Activism series, this time celebrating Earth Day! We'll be collaging tote ...
Update from the West Bank

Update from the West Bank: How the Occupation has Intensified Since October 7th

Sun Apr 28 1:00 pm EDT
Since Oct. 7, we have been mostly focused on the Israeli assault on Gaza, unable to look away from the ...
Volunteer at MAPA's Table for the 45th Annual Wake Up the Earth Festival

Volunteer at MAPA’s Table for the 45th Annual Wake Up the Earth Festival

Sat May 4 12:00 pm EDT
Boston
MAPA Tabling @ 45th Annual Wake Up the Earth Festival Date: May 4th, 2024 | Time: Noon to 5pm Rain ...
Music for Peace: Brahms Birthday Bash

Music for Peace: Brahms Birthday Bash

Sat May 11 7:30 pm EDT
Cambridge
This concert marks the third and final concert of the 2023-2024 Music for Peace series. For our third and final ...
Summit and Rally: No to NATO, Yes to Peace

Summit and Rally: No to NATO, Yes to Peace

Sat Jul 6 10:00 am EDT
Washington, DC
July 6th, 10:00AM - July 7th, 4:00PM EDT @ Washington DC• 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500 US Some ...

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Biden Is Quietly Funding Nuclear Weapons Upgrades That Could Imperil the Planet

Biden Is Quietly Funding Nuclear Weapons Upgrades That Could Imperil the Planet

By Jonathan King & Richard Krushnic This article was originally published in Truthout President Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech failed to discuss a critical matter — the administration’s funding for the upgrading of all three legs of the nuclear weapons triad: Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs), submarines and bomber … Read More
MAPA Voices: Palestinian Poets' Resolution by Carolyn Cushing

MAPA Voices: Palestinian Poets’ Resolution by Carolyn Cushing

WHEREAS, the house / next door no longer / stands. It’s lying like an old carpet / on the floor of the earth, / trampled by missiles, fat slippers / flying off legless feet; and WHEREAS, every time we leave the house, / it’s suicide. / And each return a … Read More
As Gaza’s Death Toll Rises, Biden’s Poll Numbers Fall

As Gaza’s Death Toll Rises, Biden’s Poll Numbers Fall

by Kathleen Malley-Morrison The Peace Advocate is running a series of opinion pieces about the 2024 elections. We encourage our members and supporters to submit their analyses. We welcome different points of view. – The Editors The cruel and devastating genocide–and ecocide–imposed on Gaza by the far-right government of … Read More
Oppenheimer: Sins of Omission

Oppenheimer: Sins of Omission

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by Craig Simpson Three days after the Oscar sweep of the Oppenheimer bio movie, Massachusetts Peace Action held a webinar with another side of the story. Oppenheimer the film is not an anti-nuclear weapons film. It is a film about a White male scientist who, in his inner mind, … Read More
What is the Way Forward for the Russia-Ukraine War? Understanding our Differences and Potential Common Ground

What is the Way Forward for the Russia-Ukraine War? Understanding our Differences and Potential Common Ground

By Anicca Juraschka Sullivan “Negotiation is never a surrender,” Pope Francis stated in an interview on Saturday, March 9, calling on both Russia and Ukraine to “have the courage of raising the white flag” and to find a diplomatic solution to end the war in Ukraine. While he was applauded … Read More
The Biden Doctrine

The Biden Doctrine

by Hoffmann the Organizer In a recent lead editorial in the New York Times, Thomas Friedman boldly labels the governing philosophy of the era we’re living in: “The Biden Doctrine.”  In that piece he limits the scope of this doctrine to the Middle East, hailing a grand alliance among the … Read More