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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 ...
Let Netanyahu know he is not welcome in D.C.!

Let Netanyahu know he is not welcome in D.C.!

Sat Jul 20 2:00 pm EDT
Boston
Join us for a rally and march at Park Street Station to protest Netanyahu’s upcoming trip to D.C. where he ...
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. Tell Congress: Boycott Netanyahu Speech As the genocidal war in Palestine ...
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 ...
Webinar: Let's Talk About Palestine

Webinar: Let’s Talk About Palestine

Wed Jul 24 7:00 pm EDT
Let's Talk About Palestine With Sherril Hogen Wednesday, July 24, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m Register here for this Zoom event ...
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 ...
Israelism Film Screening

Israelism Film Screening

Mon Jul 29 7:00 pm EDT
Mon, July 29 at 7:00 pm EDT ISRAELISM (also stream) (USA, 2023, dirs. Erin Axelman, Sam Eilertsen 84 min., doc.) ...
Behind the Crisis and Heartbreak in the Middle East Copy

Behind the Crisis and Heartbreak in the Middle East Copy

Mon Jul 29 7:00 pm EDT
TWO IN-PERSON FILM SCREENINGS Easthampton for Peace, Massachusetts Peace Action and Interlink Publishing Present Two IN-PERSON FILM SCREENINGS Behind the ...
Webinar: Halt Holtec - the Nuclear Mafia

Webinar: Halt Holtec – the Nuclear Mafia

Tue Jul 30 7:00 pm EDT
Halt Holtec - 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
Orchestrated NATO Discords against China

Orchestrated NATO Discords against China

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By Marcus Breen As with music, there are many movements of action and counteraction experienced by the peace community. One of the most pressing for followers of China is the pressure from the United States to stop China’s rise. This is a matter of U.S. Federal Government policy, as … Read More
Resist NATO coalition marched in Washington on July 7, 2024. Photo: Cole Harrison/MAPA

Antiwar activists greet NATO with protests and counter-summit

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by Jeanne Trubek NATO celebrated 75 years of existence this July by holding its summit in Washington, DC.  Anti-war organizations held an Counter-Summit – NO NATO  YES PEACE – the weekend before NATO’s summit, on July 6 and 7.  Hundreds of peace activists from around the world gathered on Saturday … 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