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Israel deserves to be boycotted

DECEMBER 30, 2013 – Letter published in the Boston Globe ALAN DERSHOWITZ once wrote a memoir called “Chutzpah.” His Dec. 27 op-ed “Israel and the myopic BDS movement” illustrates the blatant “presumption plus arrogance” signified by that word. The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement targets Israeli academic and […]

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Economic Conversion Now, 1985

When the defense contracts stop, do firms and their employees have any alternative to simply shutting down? This documentary explores the history of attempts by workers and their unions to convert military enterprises to civilian production. Begun as a simple two-camera shoot of the International […]

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Propose a Workshop!

We encourage members and allies to propose workshop topics for the 2014 annual meeting.  Deadline: January 15, 2014.  Please submit by email to info@masspeaceaction.org and answer four questions: 1) Title of Workshop 2) Topic (1-2 paragraphs) 3) Facilitator(s) 4) Presenter(s)  

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Nuclear Famine: Two Billion People at Risk?

In  “Nuclear Famine: Two Billion People at Risk?”, Physicians for Social Responsibility’s researchers report that the climatic effects of a “limited” nuclear war between Pakistan and India would cut crop production worldwide, putting up to 2 billion people at risk of starvation.   In response to the profound […]

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Challenges of a Multi-Pronged Agenda

Challenges of a Multi-Pronged Agenda: Autumn Convergence Workshop Report Convenors:    Rosalie.h.anders@gmail.com   Malcolm Bliss Malcolm@350MA.org  and  John_macdougall@uml.edu We had a lively discussion that reached no conclusions, but generated a bunch of thoughts about next steps: We need one-movement language.  We really are all one movement, but what do we call it?  It’s […]