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A Deafening Silence

By Bill Shein January 28, 2011   The glowing reviews by local politicians of a new General Dynamics contract with the U.S. Navy all fail to note that the project – and its promise of “up to 500” Pittsfield-based jobs over five years – is in […]

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Summer 2011 Internship

Massachusetts Peace Action is seeking students, recent graduates, or young activists who can commit 10-15 hours per week from May to August.   A small stipend is available.  Start and end dates are flexible.   If there is interest, there is the possibility of extending the internship into the academic […]

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Boxer Introduces Afghanistan Legislation

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) this week introduced the Safe and Responsible Redeployment of United States Combat Forces from Afghanistan Act of 2011, which would express the Senate’s support for President Obama’s plan to begin the withdrawal of combat forces from Afghanistan […]