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Jamaica Plain Benefit Concert for Palestine

Jamaica Plain Benefit Concert for Palestine

Tue Jul 16 7:00 pm EDT
Jamaica Plain
Please join Jamaica Plain for Palestine and MAPA for a night of music as we celebrate the resilience and determination ...
Dedham Can Do Better Than Bombs

Dedham Can Do Better Than Bombs

Thu Jul 18 6:00 pm EDT
Dedham
JOIN US THURS, JULY 18 6-8PM Meet at Eastern Ave & High Street in Dedham We protest General Dynamics' presence ...
US Militarization in the Philippines: Abuse of People and Planet Webinar

US Militarization in the Philippines: Abuse of People and Planet Webinar

Thu Jul 18 7:00 pm EDT
RSVP now to join the Institute of Policy Studies, Gabriela USA, International Coalition of Human Rights and CODEPINK's China Is ...
NATO: An Aggressive, Destabilizing Danger to the World (a WIRN Webinar)

NATO: An Aggressive, Destabilizing Danger to the World (a WIRN Webinar)

Thu Jul 18 8:00 pm EDT
Thursday July 18th @ 8pm From its very beginning following World War II, NATO has been an aggressive and destabilizing ...
Let Gaza Live - Flyering & Stand-Out

Let Gaza Live – Flyering & Stand-Out

Fri Jul 19 9:00 am EDT
Boston
Join a collaborative effort from several organizations working to secure a ceasefire in Gaza (Arlington for Palestine, Stand Up for ...
Backyard Party for Peace - Roslindale

Backyard Party for Peace – Roslindale

Sun Jul 21 3:00 pm EDT
Roslindale
Enjoy the summer with Massachusetts Peace Action board member Cole Harrison and Claire Gosselin's home in Roslindale! Bring your voice ...
Protest Netanyahu! Surround Congress July 24 with the People's Red Line for Palestine

Protest Netanyahu! Surround Congress July 24 with the People’s Red Line for Palestine

Wed Jul 24 11:00 am EDT
Gather at 11:00 a.m. The Capitol Building, Washington D.C. Wear red! Purchase a bus ticket here Endorse the action here ...
Movie Screening - Silent Fallout

Movie Screening – Silent Fallout

Wed Jul 24 5:00 pm EDT
Natick
Join us in this amazing movie screening on the 24th of July! Silent Fallout captures the destructive power of nuclear ...
A Genocide in Gaza? How did we get here and what is the way forward.

A Genocide in Gaza? How did we get here and what is the way forward.

Wed Jul 24 7:00 pm EDT
Medway
The International Court of Justice has ruled that Israel is “plausibly” committing a crime in Gaza under the terms of ...
Race, Class & the Threat of Authoritarian Neoliberalism in the U.S.

Race, Class & the Threat of Authoritarian Neoliberalism in the U.S.

Thu Jul 25 7:00 pm EDT
Adolph Reed Jr. is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in studies of issues of ...
Outreach for Peace at Lowell Folk Festival

Outreach for Peace at Lowell Folk Festival

Sun Jul 28 12:00 pm EDT
Lowell
Join us as we outreach for peace at Lowell Folk Festival! We’ll talk Palestine/Israel, Ukraine/Russia, Fund People Not Pentagon, and ...
Webinar: Halt- Holtec and the Nuclear Mafia

Webinar: Halt- Holtec and the Nuclear Mafia

Tue Jul 30 7:00 pm EDT
Halt- Holtec and the Nuclear Mafia Forever Waste in New Mexico and Massachusetts Tue, July 30th, 2024 - 7PM-8PM EST ...

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MAPA Seeks Development and Fundraising Specialist

MAPA Seeks Development and Fundraising Specialist

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Development and Fundraising Specialist (Half-Time) Organization: Massachusetts Peace Action and Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund Location: 1991 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02140 Job Description: We are seeking a motivated and passionate Development and Fundraising Associate to join our team on a half-time basis. This position is ideal for someone with … Read More
Action Report: Northampton Die-in

Action Report: Northampton Die-in

by Soren Anderson-Flynn We take gravestones for granted. They’re a formality to most people in the Global North. When someone we care about dies, we don’t give a second thought to the fact that, in almost all cases, their burial will be dignified and something will be left behind to … Read More
Action Report: Salem Community Encampment for Palestine

Action Report: Salem Community Encampment for Palestine

From June 29-30, Activists from across Massachusetts convened in historic Salem for the first Community Encampment for Palestine. The event followed and channeled the energy of the student-led campus encampments that swept the country last spring. Activists set up a dozen tents and canopies and several tables in Salem common … Read More
Leonard Peltier Will Remain In Prison

Leonard Peltier Will Remain In Prison

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By Craig Simpson The Federal Parole Commission has denied Leonard Peltier parole. Tuesday July 2 the FPC dismissed  the evidence of his declining health- Diabetes, hypertension, partial blindness from a stroke, despite his nonviolent record in the prison, and bouts of COVID, his age- 80; is one of America’s longest … Read More
Compos Mentis

Compos Mentis

By Hoffmann the Organizer This week’s presidential debate was shocking on every level.  The two candidates contending to lead the biggest economy and military power in the world were visibly and audibly incompetent (in the technical sense of mental and physical health).  Both parties need a new candidate, though only … Read More
As Peace Movement Sleeps, U.S. takes a Giant Step toward Nuclear War over Ukraine

As Peace Movement Sleeps, U.S. takes a Giant Step toward Nuclear War over Ukraine

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by Paul Shannon Biden starts moving down a road that leads inevitably to the precipice of nuclear war. The situation in Ukraine has never been more dangerous. On May 30 the New York Times reported that President Biden authorized Ukraine to use U.S. missiles to conduct strikes inside Russia “opening … Read More
Julian Assange walked onto a plane on his way out of London, where he was imprisoned for five years, and looked out the window enroute. Photos: Wikileaks/ X

Julian Assange is free?  Is it true?  Yes!

by Susan McLucas and Paula Iasella On June 24, around 7pm EDT, rumors were flying that Assange had taken a plea deal offered by the Department of Justice. At 7:30pm WikiLeaks posted on twitter: JULIAN ASSANGE IS FREE Julian Assange is free. He left Belmarsh maximum security prison on the … Read More