What’s Next for the GOP-Led House?

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Join CODEPINK Congress and Massachusetts Peace Action as we look at the ramifications of a Republican-led House following a contentious battle over the speakership. GOP Speaker Kevin McCarthy, elected on the 15th round of voting, conceded to his opponents that he will allow rank and file [...]

People’s State of the Union

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On Tuesday, February 7, join CODEPINK Congress for the next Capitol Calling Party - our People's State of the Union. An hour before President Biden delivers his State of the Union address, CODEPINK Congress will deliver our own non-partisan People’s State of the Union. Join us [...]

Art & Activism Workshop

11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Join Massachusetts Peace Action on April 8th @1-3:30pm for our Art and Activism workshop!   Learn about the history of artistic protest, followed by a hands-on opportunity to create a piece of your own political art on an issue important to you. If you can’t [...]

How Massachusetts Legislation Can Lead the Nation

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Speakers Arline Isaacson, Isaacson Political Consulting - The successful struggle for gay marriage rights Jordan Berg-Powers, former executive director, Mass Alliance - What a progressive Legislature might accomplish Rep. Mike Connolly, Cambridge/Somerville - Promoting Housing as a human right Moderator Jonathan King, MAPA Board Co-chair [...]

Introducing the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda

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Saturday, April 22, 2023, 2:00 - 3:30 pm  - by Zoom The Massachusetts Peace & Justice Network has partnered with allied legislators to create the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda, a set of bills to the Massachusetts state legislature concerning nuclear disarmament, transparency in politics, [...]

Nuclear Disarmament Lobby Day

Massachusetts State House 24 Beacon St, Boston

Join us at the Massachusetts State House as we lobby legislators to support the three bills in our Nuclear Disarmament Initiative: Back from the Brink Initiative (S.1487) Nuclear Weapons and Climate Commission  ( S.1488/H.738)  Nuclear Weapons Divestment ( S.1651/H.2480) Sign up here to receive updates.  Meet at [...]

Hearing on Indigenous People’s Day

Massachusetts State House - Gardner Auditorium 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA, United States

One of our MA Indigenous Legislative Agenda bills (S.1976/H.2989) calls for Massachusetts to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day. At least fourteen states currently celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day, including Maine and Vermont – but not Massachusetts. Unfortunately, last year our bill that would have replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day died in [...]

Hearing on Nuclear War and Climate Change Danger

Massachusetts State House - room A-1 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA, United States

The State Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will hear testimony on two bills related to nuclear disarmament, (S.1487 and S.1488). The Back from the Brink resolution (S.1487) would put the Legislature on record as embracing the five-step Back from the Brink [...]

We need to limit the influence of money in our state’s politics

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by Jeff Klein originally published in the Dorchester Reporter Most of us understand that money in our political system has a corrosive effect on democracy.  That’s why Massachusetts has strong conflict-of-interest laws prohibiting any substantial gifts to lawmakers from lobbyists or organizations that advocate for [...]

Strategies to Build Progressive Political Power

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Call to Conference Dec 2, 2023 - online Massachusetts has the reputation of being one of the most progressive states in the country. Yet we lack legislative transparency, and we have a progressive Democratic Party platform that the leadeership ignores and a state government that [...]

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