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Nuclear Disarmament

All five permanent members of the UN Security Council (U.S., U.K., France, Russia, and China) as well as Pakistan, India and Israel have nuclear weapons. North Korea has exploded three nuclear devices.  Our Mission Peace Action is working to  cut nuclear weapons spending, accelerate the process of dismantling nuclear weapons slated ...
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Mid East and Forever Wars

Middle East and Forever Wars

Since October 2001, the US has been fighting the so-called “War on Terror” in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, and Afghanistan. The result has been death, destruction, and more terrorism. President Trump not only dramatically increased military spending, he also continued President Obama’s policies of bombings, drone strikes, troop ...
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Palestine-Israel

Palestine-Israel

 In 2012 Massachusetts Peace Action formed a working group on Palestine-Israel. We have come to see this arena as essential in the struggle for peace and justice in the region, and that it is closely connected to the issues with which both national and Massachusetts Peace Action have traditionally been concerned, ...
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Latin America

Latin America

MAPA members formed this group in 2019. While aware of the long, tragic history of U.S. interference* in Latin America, we initially focused on two timely issues: the U.S.-supported attempt to replace Venezuela’s legitimate government and the growing injustices of U.S. immigration policies and practices. Our concerns have broadened. We ...
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Peace Economy

Peace Economy

Massachusetts Peace Action understands that we cannot win peace without the participation of large numbers of people from every walk of life -- rich and poor; black, white, Latino, Asian, and Native American; men and women; straight, gay, and transgendered; documented and undocumented.   Public opinion polls consistently show that ...
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No New Cold War

No New Cold War

Increasing tensions between the United States, China, and Russia threaten to drag the entire planet into a new Cold War. The Cold War that dominated international relations during the second half of the 20th century almost destroyed human civilization as we know it. It ended millions of human lives and ...
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Climate Change + Insecurity

Climate & Peace

What does climate change have to do with peace? Climate change is a peace and security issue. The effects of climate change have already caused meteorological, social, and political disasters in the most vulnerable of environments, and extreme weather events are occurring more frequently than ever before. If unabated, it will ...
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Fund Healthcare Not Warfare

Our Mission Fund Healthcare Not Warfare (FHCNW) is a campaign and working group within Mass Peace Action. Our mission is refocus “national security” away from war, militarism, nuclear weapons buildup, and regime changes, to focusing on more immediate, pressing threats such as pandemic disease. We draw attention to the growing ...
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Raytheon Protest at South Station, 2018

Raytheon Anti-war Campaign

The war in Yemen seems far away. But it’s right in our backyard: Massachusetts-based Raytheon Company is a key player in the war crimes being committed in this epic human disaster. The push for sanctions and possible war with Iran seems to come from Washington, Saudi Arabia and Israel. But ...
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