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John Carbutt, photographer. Westward, the Monarch Capital Makes Its Way. 1866. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

The Imperialist Roots of the U.S.A.

Mon Oct 3 6:00 pm EDT
Amherst
Manu Karuka Assistant Professor of American Studies, Barnard College Historian Manu Karuka (Department of American Studies at Barnard College) will ...
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War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict – Northampton

Mon Oct 3 7:00 pm EDT
Northampton
A Book Talk by Medea Benjamin Russia’s brutal February 2022 invasion of Ukraine has attracted widespread condemnation across the West ...
Book Talk on the War in Ukraine

War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict

Tue Oct 4 8:00 pm EDT
On Tuesday, October 4, join CODEPINK Congress and MAPA as we interview CODEPINK Co-founder Medea Benjamin and her co-author Nicolas J.S ...
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The Ukraine war, US empire, and US politics

Wed Oct 5 7:00 pm EDT
Boston
Medea Benjamin and Rev. Karlene Griffiths Sekou Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK. She is also ...
Medea Ukraine Book Tour - Arlington

War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict – Arlington

Thu Oct 6 7:00 pm EDT
Arlington
A Book Talk by Medea Benjamin Russia’s brutal February 2022 invasion of Ukraine has attracted widespread condemnation across the West ...
Afro-Iraqi Rituals

Afro-Iraqi Rituals: Stigma, Discrimination, and Resilience

Sat Oct 8 12:00 pm EDT
Afro-Iraqis have been subjected to oppression, racism, and discrimination. Next month, IARP and the Lotus Women's Cultural League will co-present ...
MA Statewide Indigenous Peoples Day Now!

MA Statewide Indigenous Peoples Day Now!

Sat Oct 8 12:00 pm EDT
Boston
Gathering at 12:00 noon ET, Park Street Station, Boston Hosted by IndigenousPeoplesDayMA, United American Indians of New England (UAINE), Cultural ...
37th Anniversary Peace Pagoda

New England Peace Pagoda 37th Anniversary

Sun Oct 9 11:00 am EDT
Leverett
Tributes to Paul Green and Jaime Babson ...
South Korean peace protesters, Aug 4, 2022. AP Photo/ Ahn Young-joon

South Korean Peace Movement Update

Mon Oct 10 7:00 pm EDT
Approaches by the South Korean Peace Movement to Bringing Peace and Demilitarizing Tensions Among the U.S., South Korea, and North ...
Ukraine War - Russia, China & the United States

Ukraine War – Russia, China & the United States

Tue Oct 11 8:00 pm EDT
The Ukraine War has become increasingly dangerous with nuclear threats and the commitments being made for a long war. It ...
Boston Palestine Film Festival

Boston Palestine Film Festival

Fri Oct 14 12:00 am EDT
We are back for our 16th year this fall! October 14 - 23, 2022 This year's Festival is a hybrid ...
Defuse Nuclear War

Defuse Nuclear War: Rally at Congressional Offices

Fri Oct 14 12:00 pm EDT
October 2022 marks the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis — when the Soviet Union and U.S. engaged in ...

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We Won't Go Back

We Won’t Go Back: MAPA’s Annual Dinner Oct 15

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by Hayat Imam For its annual fundraising dinner this October 15, Mass Peace Action is offering a compelling program that you won’t want to miss!  Jared Hicks will be our MC and the evening will highlight a new generation of activists. Also, we are delighted to feature Boston City Councilor Kendra … Read More
In this image released by the Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, greets President Joe Biden with a fist bump after his arrival at Al-Salam palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Friday, July 15, 2022. (Bandar Aljaloud/Saudi Royal Palace via AP)

Response to “Trips by Biden, Pelosi, and Markey are Bad Diplomacy”

by Napoleon Williams As usual and now to be expected, articles by Brian Garvey are informative, analytical, and constructive.  The one entitled “Trips by Biden, Pelosi, and Markey are Bad Diplomacy“, was no exception. However, it had, in my opinion, a serious deficit in perhaps implying there is something wrong … Read More
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Activists Protest Saudi Arabia’s LIV Golf Tournament

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(Lancaster, MA) Residents of a number of Massachusetts towns gathered at the shuttle bus location  at the Bolton Fair Grounds in Lancaster to protest Saudi Arabia’s LIV golf tournament taking place at “The International” golf course in Bolton. They sought to raise awareness about the numerous crimes of the Saudi … Read More
Raytheon Technologies: A nuclear threat

Raytheon Technologies: A nuclear threat

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By Paul Shannon Raytheon Technologies is the second largest military contractor in the world, with $64 billion in net sales.  Internationally, it is one of the top three arms suppliers, selling its weapons to numerous countries, and employing 174,000 men     It has close relations with a number of … Read More
Stop Raytheon’s Nukes: Introduction

Stop Raytheon’s Nukes: Introduction

by Kathleen Malley-Morrison Mass Peace Action (MAPA) has launched a new campaign, in which its Raytheon working group has joined forces with its nuclear disarmament working group, to disclose and confront the role of Raytheon Technologies in bringing the world closer to nuclear holocaust. The purpose of this campaign is … Read More
Worker in an Amazon fulfilment centre (AP Photo/David McNew)

Who should pay for inflation?

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by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter The hard-working people of Massachusetts don’t have to be reminded about the pain of inflation. A trip to the supermarket demonstrates the sharply rising price of food, which is forcing most of us to tighten belts and even change our eating … Read More
Boston Dynamics robot dogs. Photo: siliconrepublic.com

The Spoils of War: Why Boston is No Longer the “Athens of America”

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by Tom Valovic Originally published in Common Dreams Massachusetts has long had a reputation for being one of the most liberal states in the nation. According to an article published in Stacker, Massachusetts has the most liberal voters of any state in the nation ranked by two metrics: the percentage … Read More