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Boston Reparations Commission Hearing

Boston Reparations Commission Hearing

Sat May 18 10:00 am EDT
Roxbury
A day of testimonies in support of Boston Reparations Register to speak out! ...
Join the Popular University for Gaza Commencement

Join the Popular University for Gaza Commencement

Sat May 18 11:00 am EDT
There are no more universities left in Gaza, let us honor Gaza’s class of 2024 together. We host this ceremony ...
Update from the West Bank: Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?

Update from the West Bank: Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?

Sat May 18 1:00 pm EDT
Update from the West Bank: Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? How has the Occupation intensified since Oct. 7 Saturday, May ...
How Watertown Can Build Community to End Nuclear Weapons

How Watertown Can Build Community to End Nuclear Weapons

Sat May 18 4:00 pm EDT
Watertown
Citizen Petition to City Council Saturday, May 18 4:00 PM Belmont/Watertown United Methodist Church 80 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown (across ...
Seeking Women's Health Justice: Critical issues in Women Veterans' Healthcare

Seeking Women’s Health Justice: Critical issues in Women Veterans’ Healthcare

Tue May 21 7:00 pm EDT
Seeking Women's Health Justice: Critical issues in Women Veterans' Healthcare Webinar on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 @ 7:00 PM What ...
Climate Justice and Nuclear Abolition Day of Action!

Climate Justice and Nuclear Abolition Day of Action!

Wed May 22 12:00 pm EDT
Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons are two intricately linked existential threats with the power to destroy humanity.  The gravity of ...
Genocide in Gaza and Repression at Home: Making the Connection

Genocide in Gaza and Repression at Home: Making the Connection

Wed May 22 7:00 pm EDT
Genocide in Gaza and Repression at Home: Making the Connection Wednesday May 22, 2024 @ 7pm EDT masspeace.us/GazaHomeConnection masspeace.us/GazaHomeConnection Earlier ...
Palestinians search a house after an Israeli air strike, in the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, on October 12 2023. Anas Mohammed/ Shutterstock

Ceasefire Now – Stop the Genocide – Vigil at Harvard Commencement

Thu May 23 7:45 am EDT
Cambridge
Solemn Vigil at the Harvard Commencement Support Harvard Students Thursday, May 23, 7:45 AM Join us to be present when ...
Memorial Day for Peace

Memorial Day for Peace

Mon May 27 2:00 pm EDT
MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM VETERANS FOR PEACE SMEDLEY D. BUTLER BRIGADE Monday, May 27, 2024, 2:00 pm Gather at Park St ...
The Unconvention: Uniting Progressive Activists for Change

The Unconvention: Uniting Progressive Activists for Change

Sun Jun 2 2:00 pm EDT
Progressive activists inside and outside of the Democratic Party have decided to issue invitations to a Democratic “UnConvention'' to take ...
Peace or Primacy-- America’s Choice for the 21st Century: Stephen Kinzer

Peace or Primacy– America’s Choice for the 21st Century: Stephen Kinzer

Sun Jun 2 5:30 pm EDT
Watertown
Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment warmly invites you to our Annual Meeting & Potluck Dinner Sunday, June ...

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MAPA Voices: "The Conundrum of the Keys" by Charlotte Moore

MAPA Voices: “The Conundrum of the Keys” by Charlotte Moore

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by Charlotte Moore Artist Statement: “This is the story of keys belonging to refugees hoping, sometimes beyond hope, to return to their homes either demolished or lived in by others. This particular story affects me personally and has compelled me to speak out in the best way I can, through … Read More
US Is Losing In Ukraine. "Blame China", Says Blinken.

US Is Losing In Ukraine. “Blame China”, Says Blinken.

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Biden Admin Piggybacks Sinophobia onto Rampant Russophobia by John V. Walsh This article first appeared at Antiwar.com At the close of his recent trip to China, on April 26 while still in Beijing, Sec. of State, Anthony Blinken, made an extremely bellicose statement to the press. Blinken’s words marked a … Read More
The Desperate Clawing for Power by Means of Nuclear Weapons

The Desperate Clawing for Power by Means of Nuclear Weapons

by Rowan Sporte Ehn I, like many of my gen. Z peers, have long been under the assumption that the Cold War was complete. Throughout many history classes, I learned how close the world came to total annihilation during that time due to the looming threat of nuclear weapons. Though … Read More
As Gaza The Genocide Continues, The Wider  Middle East Remains More Dangerous Than Ever

As Gaza The Genocide Continues, The Wider Middle East Remains More Dangerous Than Ever

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By Jeff Klein Israel’s assault on Gaza has surpassed six months and killed more than 34,000 Palestinians – the majority women and children. Now, in response to a Hamas acceptance of a ceasefire proposal, Israel appears to be launching a brutal attack on Gaza’s south, where over a million refugees … Read More
The Effects of Fear and Hatred on Peaceful Student Protests

The Effects of Fear and Hatred on Peaceful Student Protests

by Rowan Sporte Ehn and Grace Sanford Student Encampments calling for a free and liberated Palestine across the nation are treading carefully with the press as they, firstly, want to keep the focus on the Palestinian people and, secondly, are wary of how the publicity would affect them. Protestors are … Read More
Pro-Palestine demonstrators take place in a rally calling for peace and the end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Oct. 13, 2023, Times Square, New York Photo by shavnya.com on Unsplash

Is Hamas a Terrorist Organization?

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by Ben Lipman Terrorism is a term laden with political and moral implications, and is often used to describe acts of violence made by non-state actors to achieve ideological goals. Hamas, a political group at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is a prime example of the complexities surrounding the … Read More