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Honoring the Land

Honoring the Land: Massachusetts Statewide Rally

Sat Jul 31 1:00 pm EDT
Wareham
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History in the Making: Honoring Peace Champions

Sun Aug 1 12:00 pm EDT
Sherborn
Please join us at the Pacifist Memorial as we dedicate bronze plaques honoring:  John Lewis, Helen Keller, Julian Bond, Richard Gregg, ...
Stories from the Front-Line of Climate Crises and Indigenous Rights: Back From Line 3

Stories from the Front-Line of Climate Crises and Indigenous Rights: Back From Line 3

Sun Aug 1 6:30 pm EDT
In Northern Minnesota, the multinational vorporation, Enbridge, is hoping to build a pipeline from Alberta, Canada to Duluth Minnesota, carrying ...
Peace Vigil commemorating 76th anniversary of Hiroshima/Nagasaki

Peace Vigil commemorating 76th anniversary of Hiroshima/Nagasaki

Tue Aug 3 3:30 pm EDT
Worcester
The weekly peace vigil of the community of SS. Francis and Therese Catholic Worker for August 3d, 2021 is devoted ...
Remembrance and Hope – the Journey from Hiroshima to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

Remembrance and Hope – the Journey from Hiroshima to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

Wed Aug 4 7:00 pm EDT
Join us as we ground the myths and realities of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the nuclear age; the legacy of survivors; ...
Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony Part 1

Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony Part 1

Thu Aug 5 7:15 pm EDT
Jamaica Plain
Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre presents the 5th annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony on Thursday, August 5 from 7:00-8:15PM.  Join us ...
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Vigil

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Vigil

Fri Aug 6 7:45 am EDT
Waltham Common
Waltham Concerned Citizens will sponsor a vigil to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on ...
Hiroshima museum watch

Street Theater of Atomic Bombings @ Providence Kennedy Plaza

Fri Aug 6 8:00 am EDT
Providence
| "Hiroshima museum watch 2009 07 19" by Zigomar, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons | A street theater presentation ...
A zillion origami cranes for peace

Hiroshima Vigil and Tolling of the Bell, First Parish Church

Fri Aug 6 8:00 am EDT
Bedford
| "A zillion origami cranes for peace" by Lisa Norwood is licensed under CC BY 2.0 | We will gather ...
Hiroshima Vigil

Hiroshima Vigil

Fri Aug 6 8:00 am EDT
Pittsfield
Join Berkshire Citizens for Peace and Justice for a one-hour vigil with signs and five minutes of silence at 8:15am ...
Hiroshima Day Vigil

Hiroshima Day Vigil

Fri Aug 6 8:00 am EDT
Edgartown
Share in a rededication to the craft of peace in songs, words, and silence as each of us takes a ...
Hiroshima Day Commemoration at Bicentennial Park

Hiroshima Day Commemoration at Bicentennial Park

Fri Aug 6 12:00 pm EDT
Fall River
Join Our Revolution Greater Fall River at Bicentennial Park to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the atomic attack on Hiroshima ...
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Legislation and Policy

Negotiate with Iran, Not Its Caricature

by Tom Huf Since April 2021, and after six rounds of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) negotiation in Vienna that started with optimism for a speedy agreement before the Iranian June 18 elections, progress has slowed. There is now speculation about possible failure to […]

Berta Cáceres in the Rio Blanco region of western Honduras in 2015. (coolloud, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Latin America

Migration as Resistance

by Aviva Chomsky Originally published in TomDispatch.com with additional photos from Consortium News Earlier this month, a Honduran court found David Castillo, a U.S.-trained former Army intelligence officer and the head of an internationally financed hydroelectric company, guilty of the 2016 murder of celebrated Indigenous activist Berta […]

People carry a poster with photographs of Fidel Castro, President Miguel Diaz-Canel and former president Raul Castro during a rally in Havana on July 17, 2021.Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
Latin America

What’s Happening in Cuba?

By Merriam Ansara  Will the current situation in Cuba lead to US-backed violence in Cuba?  To answer that question, we first need an understanding of what’s happening. The violence isn’t new. In fact, there has been ongoing violence from the United States towards Cuba for […]

Nuclear Disarmament

Every Nuke We Make

by Kathie Malley-Morrison Every nuke we make, every vow we break, every life at stake, they’ll be watching us.  Be  grateful for their attention because “they” are the United Nations Human Rights Council, and “we” are citizens of the country with the largest stock of […]