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Bernie Sanders for President in 2016

Peace Action and Massachusetts Peace Action endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for President of the United States and will work for his victory in the Massachusetts Primary, March 1, 2016. Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a […]

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Beyond Boston

This article appeared in the Winter 2016 Massachusetts Peace Action Newsletter. Newton Ballot question wins! The Boston Downwinders carried the message to shut down Pilgrim nuclear power plant now.  The question on the ballot was, “..shall Governor Charles Baker instruct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to […]

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Students Launch Peace Organizing Drive

Massachusetts Peace Action has focused on developing young leaders since 2014. We do this through our Student Organizing Program, which identifies future student peace leaders and supports them in establishing college, university and high school student chapters. Like MAPA’s working groups, each chapter picks an […]

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Climate and Peace

Climate and Peace   The Pentagon calls climate change a threat multiplier.   Drought and desertification of agricultural land destabilized Syria and Mali, and millions of people have suffered from the ensuing violence.  Conflict over water looms over India, Pakistan, and China, three nations bristling with […]