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Peace Action Presents: Meet the Candidates, Jamaal Bowman

Peace Action Presents: Meet the Candidates, Jamaal Bowman

Tue May 28 8:00 pm EDT
UPDATE: The Event will start at 8pm rather than 7:30pm Peace Action is honored to have peace champion Jamaal Bowman ...
MCAS and EQUITY: Does high-stakes testing close “the gap?”

MCAS and EQUITY: Does high-stakes testing close “the gap?”

Wed May 29 7:00 pm EDT
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 7:00 - 8:30 pm Please join us on Wednesday, May 29 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for a ...
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 ...
Palestinian Youth Movement Calls for Ceasefire at the White House

Palestinian Youth Movement Calls for Ceasefire at the White House

Sat Jun 8 12:00 pm EDT
Washington
June 8 marks 8 months of US-Israeli genocide of the Palestinian people, and marks the 54th anniversary of the occupation ...
Public Forum: The Ukraine War— Where Is It Heading?

Public Forum: The Ukraine War— Where Is It Heading?

Wed Jun 12 6:30 pm EDT
Northampton
Public Forum: The Ukraine War— Where Is It Heading? Wednesday, June 12, 6:30pm Livestreamed on YouTube and in-person at Forbes ...
Mass Poor People’s & Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly & Moral March on Washington, D.C. & to the Polls

Mass Poor People’s & Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly & Moral March on Washington, D.C. & to the Polls

Sat Jun 29 12:00 am EDT
Mass Poor People’s & Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly & Moral March on Washington, D.C. & to the Polls June 29, 2024 ...
Summit and Rally: No to NATO, Yes to Peace

Summit and Rally: No to NATO, Yes to Peace

Sat Jul 6 10:00 am EDT
Washington, DC
July 6th, 10:00AM - July 7th, 4:00PM EDT @ Washington DC• 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500 US https://masspeace.us/No-to-NATO-video ...

What’s New

May 22 Boston Day of Action Report

May 22 Boston Day of Action Report

by Rowan Sporte Ehn and Grace Sanford In collaboration with the Warheads to Windmills Coalition, MAPA, along with accompanying lobbyists, went to the Massachusetts State House to push for the Nuclear and Climate Commission Bill (H.783/S.1488), the Back from the Brink Resolution (S.1487), and the Put Gas in the Past … Read More
Massachusetts Senate Approves Amendment to Change the Flag and Seal

Massachusetts Senate Approves Amendment to Change the Flag and Seal

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by David Detmold The Massachusetts Senate voted 30 – 9 on Thursday, May 23rd to require Governor Maura Healey to take the next step in the historic process of replacing the violent imagery of the Massachusetts flag and seal. The vote came in the form of an amendment to the … Read More
Stop the Genocide Vigil at Harvard Commencement/ photo: Julia Kedge

Creative Protests Challenge Gaza Genocide

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MAPA helped to stage two unique protests of the Gaza slaughter last week, a protest at Harvard Commencement and a street art project at the JFK Federal Building. At Harvard Commencement on May 23, MAPA and our allies organized 175 community members hailing from Watertown to Cape Cod.   We gathered … Read More
Why Biden's Red Line On Rafah is Too Little Too Late… and Not Enough

Why Biden’s Red Line On Rafah is Too Little Too Late… and Not Enough

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President Joe Biden’s decision to suspend some munitions to Israel has sparked controversy. This decision arises amidst Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s continued unwillingness to pause the long planned invasion of Rafah. Due to the timing of Biden’s decision, it raises questions about its significance. Does this decision represent a meaningful … Read More
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