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Emergency Appeal For Indigenous Rights in Honduras

Chung-Wha Hong of Grassroots International told the story of Berta Caceres’ struggle at our Building Sustainable Security conference in November 2015.  Listen to Chung-Wha’s talk here.  Following is Grassroots International’s message about Berta Caceres and the movement she led. Brief background Berta Cáceres, an internationally […]

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Climate and Peace Working Group 2016

For the peace movement, the Iran nuclear accord was a breakthrough, a moment when negotiation overcame war mongering. For the climate movement, the Paris climate agreement was a breakthrough, as the world’s nations finally came together to commit to taking action. Let’s build on this momentum! While some […]

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Economic Justice Working Group 2016

Massachusetts Peace Action understands that the current US political system gives to the wealthiest 1 percent and the multi national corporations enormous control of US foreign policy and domestic budget priorities. Only when large numbers of people from every walk of life — rich and poor; black, white, […]

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Middle East Working Group Plan 2016

Campaign Goals End the U.S. military intervention in Syria, Iraq and Libya. Impose embargos on U.S. arms shipments to the region until the conflict is settled. Increase U.S. funding for constructive humanitarian and economic action to address the crisis in Syria, Iraq and neighboring countries. Encourage […]

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Nuclear Disarmament Working Group 2016

Policy Long Range Policy Goal: Eliminating the trillion dollar modernization of US nuclear weapons triad. Achievable Objectives for 2016: Adopt long term campaign plan Initiate Books Not Bombs effort Launch People’s Call to Pres. Obama as national effort Strengthen No nukes plank in Peoples Budget Coin name, […]

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Election Day in Syria

Damascus, April 16– I have been in Syria for the past few days. If you are curious about how that came about, I traveled here with a group that was organized by a Palestinian-led solidarity organization which is quite supportive of the Syrian government: https://www.facebook.com/International-Tours-of-Peace-to-Syria-454873351281581/?ref=ts&fref=ts […]