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Silencing dissent: an Israeli civics teacher and a member of Knesset speak out

Silencing dissent: an Israeli civics teacher and a member of Knesset speak out

Thu Feb 29 6:30 pm EST
Silencing dissent: an Israeli civics teacher and a member of Knesset speak out Date: Thursday Feb. 29 6:30pm (please note ...
On March 2 Join MAPA at the Boston Assembly of the Poor People's Campaign!

On March 2 Join MAPA at the Boston Assembly of the Poor People’s Campaign!

Sat Mar 2 11:00 am EST
Boston
March 2 is a day of nationally coordinated simultaneous direct action at 31 State Capitals, including the Massachusetts State House ...
Seeking Women’s Health Justice: At the Crossroads

Seeking Women’s Health Justice: At the Crossroads

Thu Mar 7 7:00 pm EST
Seeking Womens Health Justice: At the Crossroads Tuesday March 7, 2024 7:00 - 8:00pm EST Achieving women’s health justice has ...
How the Peace Was Lost with Richard Sakwa

How the Peace Was Lost with Richard Sakwa

Sun Mar 10 1:00 pm EDT
How the Peace Was Lost, with Richard Sakwa Sunday March 10th @1:00 PM (after return to Daylight Saving Time) Come ...
How the Peace Was Lost with Richard Sakwa Copy

How the Peace Was Lost with Richard Sakwa Copy

Sat Mar 23 6:00 pm EDT
Sunday March 10th @ 1pm Come hear the prolific chronicler of recent Russian history, Richard Sakwa, describe how the post-Cold-War ...
Music for Peace 2024-03 - Trio Flamecrest with Mia Chung - 2x

Music for Peace: Trio Flamecrest with Mia Chung

Sat Mar 23 7:30 pm EDT
Cambridge
This concert marks the second in the 2023-24 Music for Peace series. Virtuoso ensemble Trio Flamecrest, with violinist Jean Huang, violist ...
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 ...

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Ceasefire Now march Nov. 12 protested MIT's penalties against student protesters. Photo: Catherine Hoffman

Students Need Support, Not Punishment

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By Grace Sanford Colleges and universities have been melting pots for youth activism since the 1960’s with the outburst of protests against the Vietnam War. This trend has continued with the October 7th attacks in Israel, escalating tensions between pro-Israel and pro-Palestine supporters on college campuses. However university administrators are … Read More
Experimental Execution: Taking a Step Back in Alabama

Experimental Execution: Taking a Step Back in Alabama

By Rowan Sporte Ehn On January 25, in a historic first, Alabama executed Kenneth Eugene Smith–an inmate on death row–using nitrogen gas. In 1989 Smith and John Forrest Parker had been found guilty of capital murder for the killing of Elizabeth Sennett. Later, in 1996, Smith was retried and once … Read More
Fight the fears! Don’t assume a Biden-Trump rematch is inevitable!

Fight the fears! Don’t assume a Biden-Trump rematch is inevitable!

 The Peace Advocate is running a series of opinion pieces about the 2024 presidential election and candidates. We encourage our members and supporters to submit their analyses. We welcome different points of view. – The Editors by Kathie Malley-Morrison As a horrifying genocide continues to kill, injure, maim, and destroy … Read More
Widening War in Middle East

Widening War in Middle East

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by Cole Harrison  It is an understatement to say that US policy in the Middle East is in disarray. The United States is involved in a geopolitical contest for control of the Middle East, which is still the center of the world’s oil supply. In a larger sense, the US … Read More
Bombing of Gaza, drawing by Palestinian artist Maisara Baroud, shared by Majed Bamya, deputy permanent observer of the state of Palestine to the UN, Dec. 22, 2023

Israel Commits Genocide in Gaza, Warren and Markey Vote to Fund it

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by Jeff Klein (This is an updated version of a previous article.)  Just weeks after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Israel was plausibly committing Genocide in Gaza, Massachusetts Senators Warren and Markey voted for an additional $14 billion in US aid for Israel’s war effort. The two … Read More
MAPA Voices: "Empty words" by Grace Sanford

MAPA Voices: “Empty words” by Grace Sanford

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Empty words What is this world We live in? We change the numbers Of deaths each week Delete a three, add a six Such a simple task But is the result Of horror we can’t imagine. An execution, delete, add 15 A bombing, delete, add 57 Gunfire, delete add 4 … Read More