Protest of Dani Dayan. Skip Schiel photo
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Dani Dayan: Ambassador for Apartheid

“The Legal Strategy of Settlements” was a talk by the Israeli Consul General, Dani Dayan, a leader in the settlement movement, at the Harvard Law School on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine, the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee, and other activist […]

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How to Testify at a State House Hearing

Every bill submitted to the State Legislature is assigned to a committee, and the committee will schedule every bill for a hearing, often with several bills in the same hearing.  Hearings typically occur from April to December of the year in which the bill is […]

August Protest at Newport, RI Military Industry Conference
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Congress Watch: Pressing the Case for Peace

Ayanna Pressley and the “Squad” The election to the House of Representatives of the four progressive women of color known as “The Squad” has marked a turning point for Congress. These new reps –Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of […]

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren
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2020 Presidential Race Heats Up

The 2020 Presidential candidates, particularly Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, are increasingly discussing foreign policy positions. Massachusetts Peace Action and national Peace Action are currently evaluating the candidates and deciding whether to make an endorsement in the 2020 Presidential race. […]