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  • Healthcare Needs in the Pandemic: Fund Healthcare not Warfare

    September 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Across the nation millions of healthcare workers are under great stress and direct danger, desparately in need of of increased resources, investment and income. Hundreds of articles, interviews, webinars and broadcasts call attention to the nation’s failure …

  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki 75th Anniversary Report

    From August 6th to 9th, groups of peace activists gathered across the commonwealth, in person and online, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. At over 22 events in over 12 towns, we made our voices clear: no more nuclear …

  • Riot police in Buenos Aires, Argentina. AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano

    Trump Brings America’s Dirty Wars Home

    What are the roots of American police repression and what kind of movement could change it? A conversation with Stuart Schrader, a young scholar who locates the roots of America’s militarized police practices in our half century of counter-insurgency and empire as the U.S. sought …

  • ‘Magical Thinking’ has Always Guided the US Role in Afghanistan

    Originally published in Counterpunch “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – The Queen of Hearts from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland The best way for us to understand Afghanistan is to look at the record of American involvement going …

  • Ed Markey for Senate

    Ed Markey Wins! Here’s how our candidates did on Sept 1

    On Tuesday Senator Ed Markey withstood a primary challenge, beating his opponent Joe Kennedy III by over 10 points. This means that the leading advocate on environmental issues and nuclear disarmament in the US Senate will almost assuredly be back there next year. He ran and won on progressive issues, highlighting …

  • Protest march in La Paz

    The US Role in Bolivia’s Coup and What It Means for Latin America

    A discussion with Mark Weisbrot With elections scheduled in Bolivia for Oct. 18, we will look at how the Organization of American States (OAS) and U.S. government helped the Bolivian right to overturn the results of last year’s election and install a right wing government.  …

  • People waited in line to vote at Park Tavern in Atlanta on June 9, 2020. Credit...John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, via Associated Press

    Defending the Election and Our Democracy

    Constitutional democracy is on the line as we approach the November 3 election.  President Trump and his enablers are doing what they can to undermine the perceived legitimacy of the election: lying about the integrity of mail-in voting, undermining the ability of the U.S. postal …

  • Power to the Peaceful

    Power to the Peaceful: Annual Movement Building Event

    Massachusetts Peace Action’s Annual Movement Building Event As the reactionary, racist, and militaristic Trump administration seeks to hold on to power by any means necessary, we will gather to discuss our plans and to celebrate those who have made a difference for peace and justice …

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Massachusetts Peace Action is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to develop the sustained political power to foster a more just and peaceful U.S. foreign policy.

Through grassroots organizing, policy advocacy and community education, we promote human rights and global cooperation, seek an end to war and the spread of nuclear weapons, and support budget priorities that re-direct excessive military spending to meeting human and environmental needs in our communities. 

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Upcoming Events

Oct 01
Oct 01

Meet the Candidates: Sri Preston Kulkarni and Dana Balter

October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Organizer: Peace Action
(301) 565-4050
Oct 02

National Medicaid March / Caravan: Healthcare is a Human Right!

October 2 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Organizers: Massachusetts Peace Action and Poor People’s Campaign