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 […]

People carry a poster with photographs of Fidel Castro, President Miguel Diaz-Canel and former president Raul Castro during a rally in Havana on July 17, 2021.Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
Latin America

What’s Happening in Cuba?

By Merriam Ansara  Will the current situation in Cuba lead to US-backed violence in Cuba?  To answer that question, we first need an understanding of what’s happening. The violence isn’t new. In fact, there has been ongoing violence from the United States towards Cuba for […]

Julia Ward Howe
Peace Economy

Mother’s Day Proclamation

The “Appeal to womanhood throughout the world” (later known as “Mother’s Day Proclamation”) by Julia Ward Howe was an appeal for women to unite for peace in the world. by Julia Ward Howe, 1870 Arise, all women who have hearts, whether your baptism be that […]