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Massachusetts Peace Action joined with over 20 humanitarian, international development, human rights, labor, faith-based, and policy organizations (listed below, followed by quotations) representing tens of millions of people in the U.S. applauded the passage of an amendment by the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, …

1945 by Dawn Kramer

July 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

Earlier this summer, we sent out a call to action for artists to create work inspired by the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Here is Dawn Kramer’s moving self-choreographed piece “1945.”   This performance will be shown during the Still Here …

On August 6th, 2020, the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, peace activists will gather outside Raytheon BBN Technologies at 9 am to deliver a cease and desist letter to demand the company to stop developing nuclear weapons. Sign the cease and desist letter …

IRAQ: Occupation, Governance, Protests

July 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

The 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq by U.S. and British forces was a momentous event for Iraq, the region, and the world.  Since then, Iraq has experienced political instability, corruption, deteriorating public services, economic decline, Da’esh (Islamic State/ISIS) terrorism, and several protest waves (e.g., …

By Juliana DeSimone This post is part two 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 …

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 everyone; at the same time, all peace issues are feminist issues. Thus, all peace issues require a gendered lens …

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