Racial Justice and Indigenous Solidarity

Essential Workers Strike for Black Lives

by Andrew King  Nearly 200 essential workers and their allies rallied at the State House on July 20 to demand racial and economic justice as part of a national Strike for Black Lives that took place in many cities across the country. The rally was […]

Peace and Climate

Climate Change: A Feminist Issue

By Juliana DeSimone This post is part one in a series about the intersection between peace issues and gender. This series is meant to push people to think critically about the ways in which women are distinctly impacted by peace issues. Issues of peace impact […]

Bruce Blair
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Bruce Blair: In Memoriam

Mass. Peace Action mourns the loss of Bruce Blair, a man as fierce in his call for “global zero” as he was gentle and kind to all around him.  As a former missile launch officer, Bruce Blair traveled down into the heart of darkness. Then […]

3 Authoritarians
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Moving Towards “Illiberal Democracy”

Presentation by Van Gosse at a webinar “Authoritarianism and Democracy“, June 29, 2020.  Watch video of the presentation and discussion We should be clear at the outset:  the U.S. has never lived up to the core premises of liberal or parliamentary democracy, which are: the rule […]

Will Trade Racists for Refugees
Racial Justice and Indigenous Solidarity

#BlackLivesMatter and the Third Reconstruction

Presentation by Ty dePass at a webinar “Authoritarianism and Democracy“, June 29, 2020.  Watch video of the presentation and discussion On an early morning in July 1980, 14-year-old Levi Hart was shot and killed by Boston police officer Richard Borque, Jr., following a police chase […]