This is the LAST WEEK to gather signatures for the Fair Share Millionaire’s Tax which will collect more revenue from those with incomes over $1 million a year to fund transportation and education. Join us Thursday, Nov 12, 7:30-9:30 am at Porter Square as we gather signatures from passersby. Please turn in any signatures you have gathered to the office or call to arrange pickup.
March with Veterans for Peace on Armistice Day today, November 11. Gather at 12:30 at Boston Common, Beacon & Charles Streets, and attend solemn observance at Faneuil Hall at approximately 2pm.
Medea Benjamin, Code Pink, speaking on the corrupt US-Saudi alliance, and Rabyaah Althaibani, on war & human rights abuses in her homeland of Yemen
Friday, November 13, 2015. Rally 5pm Harvard Square; public forum 7pm, First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St
Brunch Saturday 10:00 am in Newton
How can we impact the political process? Half-day conference with Palestinian-American journalist Rami Khouri, former AIPAC staffer M.J. Rosenberg, and human rights campaigner Nadia Ben-Youssef. Read more background.
Saturday, November 14, 2015 – 12:30pm
Harvard University – Jefferson Hall 250, 17 Oxford St (New Location), Cambridge
Retired US Army Colonel and former US diplomat Ann Wright gives an update on the crisis in the West Bank and Gaza.
Tues., Nov. 17, 7pm – Great Barrington Friends Meeting
Women Cross DMZ: Report Back from a Historic Walk in the Koreas
Christine Ahn, Dohee Lee, M. Brinton Lykes and Ramsay Liem report back on the historical women’s walk for peace and reunification in the Koreas.
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7:30 pm
Episcopal Divinity School, St. John’s Chapel, 99 Brattle St., Cambridge
How are “domestic” issues such as mass incarceration, Black Lives Matter, economic inequality, corporatization of education, and climate change linked to issues of war and peace, and how can movements combine their efforts? Noam Chomsky, Michael McPhearson, Carl Williams, Cassandra Bensahih, Barbara Madeloni, Chung-Wha Hong, and many more.
Saturday, November 21, 2015 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The new documentary based on the Naomi Klein book of the same name weaves together threads of climate, racial and economic injustice and the movement of movements already rising for a new, non-extractive economy. Potluck, screening and discussion
Sunday, Nov 22, 5pm
First Parish Cambridge, 3 Church St.
December 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Boston Common
From November 29 to December 11, world leaders will meet in Paris to negotiate a new global climate treaty, but we already know it will be too little, too late. Come together to call for bold climate solutions that create secure union jobs, strengthen community power and help build a more resilient future.
It’s That Time of Year! Massachusetts Peace Action members pay dues on a calendar year basis. Pay your 2016 dues now and you’ll be a member in good standing through December, 2016. $40 for an individual, $65 for a family or $10 for students and low incomes. Tax-deductible donations are needed in any amount to Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund. Thank you for keeping the peace movement strong!