Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda
Legislation and Policy

State Legislature Session Produces Mixed Results

The 2021-22 session of the Massachusetts Legislature brought some successes to peace and progressive activists and some disappointments. The Work and Family Mobility Act, which would give Massachusetts drivers’ licenses to residents without legal immigration status, passed both houses of the legislature.  MAPA testified and joined […]

Nuclear Disarmament

Raytheon Makes Nuclear War More Likely

by: Richard Krushnic, Kathleen Malley-Morrison   Raytheon Technologies is even more horrifying than you thought. Its complicity in decades of the slaughter of innocent Yemeni men, women, and children by producing the guided bomb used more than any weapon by the Saudis in Yemen may be […]

Garrett Connelly of Greenfield and Nan Davies of Amherst held a sign in remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August on the Greenfield Commons, calling for a ban on nuclear weapons. Greenfield Recorder/ Ella Adams photo
Nuclear Disarmament

Remembering Hiroshima: Occupy the Airwaves

Hear an engaging and informative Anti- Nuclear Occupy the Airwaves program.  OTA hosts Paki Wieland and Stephen Linsky sit down with Pat Hynes, Traprock, and Merri Ansara, Mass Peace Action, who share information about events commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki and beyond. Broadcast July 31 on […]