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The Legal Landscape for Democracy

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The legal landscape in our country (like so many other aspects of our democracy) seems particularly fraught and complex right now.  So many laws and norms have been upended in the last 5 years.  And now, in what feels like all of a sudden, and [...]

The 2023 Military Budget – Plutonium & Proxies: Capitol Calling Party

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On Tuesday, August 16, join CODEPINK Congress and Massachusetts Peace Action for a Capitol Calling Party where we examine the massive 2023 military budget and all that entails. Let's mobilize opposition before the Senate votes this fall on an $858 billion military budget. That’s $45 billion more than President [...]

Reproductive Rights and Health: Comparing the US and Nicaragua

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Sunday, August 21st 3pm Eastern Time Please join us for a 75-minute dialogue with our featured speakers.  Camille Landry will depict current conditions in the US, where reproductive rights and healthcare are facing serious challenges, especially after the recent overturn of Roe v. Wade.  Becca Renk [...]

Stop Raytheon’s Nukes: Launching a New Campaign

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Learn about Raytheon’s production of key nuclear weapons that make nuclear war more likely and how this campaign will use Raytheon’s extensive Mass. presence to give visibility to the need to abolish nuclear weapons. Find out how you can be part of this new project [...]

Backyard Party for Peace – Taunton

Home of Pat McSweeney Call for address, Taunton, MA

Join us for a Massachusetts Peace Action back yard party with board member Maryellen Kurkulos and long-time MAPA supporters Pat McSweeney and Fran Jeffries! We'll celebrate the good weather of summer and enjoy companionship and some refreshments. This event is mostly for socializing, but we'll [...]

The World Needs Peace in Ukraine: Outreach

Park Street Station Tremont St and Park Street, Boston, MA

Standout, leaflet, petition for a diplomatic settlement of the War Park Street Station, Boston MA Leafleteers, sign-holders and petition gatherers needed.   Sign Up Here Join us on the 31st to say loud and clear: "It's time for diplomacy in Ukraine, not endless war." We call [...]

September Week of Action for Peace in Ukraine

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Join us this September 12-15th for a week of action dedicated to demanding a diplomatic solution to the War in Ukraine, an immediate ceasefire, and an end to weapons sales that are escalating and prolonging this war. Monday September 12th will be a national day [...]

Flawed and Whole

Adams Street Branch, Boston Public Library 690 Adams St, Dorchester, MA

What does it mean to be white and anti-racist?  Through storytelling, movement, unanswerable questions, and french fries, Flawed and Whole is one white woman grappling with self acceptance and racial identity, while trying to be the best ally and accomplice possible. by Kristen Aldrich. Performance [...]

Our Veterans, Wounds of War

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In their new book Our Veterans: Winners, Losers, Friends, and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs, Suzanne Gordon, Steve Early, and Jasper Craven explore the physical, emotional, social, economic, and psychological impact of military service and the problems that veterans face when they [...]

Our Veterans, Wounds of War

Porter Square Books Porter Square Shopping Center, Cambridge

In their new book Our Veterans: Winners, Losers, Friends, and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs, Suzanne Gordon, Steve Early, and Jasper Craven explore the physical, emotional, social, economic, and psychological impact of military service and the problems that veterans face when they [...]

Voices for Peace: An Interfaith Concert in Honor of World Peace Day

Somerville Community Baptist Church 31 College Ave, Somerville, MA

Led by the One Spirit Music Ensemble, we will sing sacred words of The Lord’s Prayer and Hallel Psalms of Praise in ways that reflect our common humanity — and honor all that connects us in standing together for peace and against war, intolerance, and [...]

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Book Discussion: Not “A Nation of Immigrants” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

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Following Indigenous Peoples Day, join Massachusetts Peace Action in a reading group on the book Not 'A Nation of Immigrants"- Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and A History of Erasure and Exclusion. By Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz- Beacon Press, Boston. We will be reading and discussing the book [...]