Alex Morse for Congress
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Alex Morse for Congress

Massachusetts Peace Action proudly endorses Alex Morse for Congress in Massachusetts’ first district, which includes Springfield, Holyoke, and the Berkshires.  Morse is challenging incumbent Richard Neal, who has held the office for thirty-one years. Alex Morse will be a leader on peace. He is committed […]

Protesters challenge Raytheon support of JFK Library Space Celebration
Middle East Wars

Why Raytheon?

“Our work is still to insure peace, paradoxically through developing the world’s most powerful weapons systems…and these works are wonderful works indeed.” —General Electric chairman, Fred Borch, 1964  “Together, we’re advancing defense strategy, protecting people and infrastructure through proven solutions that make that world a […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders claims victory at a primary night election rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP
Peace Voter

“Not Me. Us!”

by Jackie Dee King, Cole Harrison, and Brian Garvey That stirring slogan of the Bernie Sanders movement has never been more important, now that he has suspended his campaign for president. While we—his millions of supporters—are still grieving, we also have much to be proud […]

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What a crisis reveals

First published in the Dorchester People for Peace Update, April 10, 2020 A crisis can highlight faultlines in a society that are less visible in “normal” times. It is now impossible to ignore that our fragmented and mostly privatized healthcare system is not up to […]

US Military Commands
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What Makes Us Safe?  What Doesn’t?

Originally published in the Dorchester People for Peace Update, April 3, 2020 Two news items from this week partly answer those questions. More than 3,000 have died in U.S., surpassing 9/11 death toll, the Washington Post reported. Of course, most news outlets failed to mention that the attackers did […]