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The Time to Act is Now!

Namaste and Greetings to the Environmental Movement and the Peace Movement

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The Demise of Acute Health Care in Quincy, Massachusetts

The Demise of Acute Health Care in Quincy, Massachusetts
Implications for Surviving Community Hospitals
 
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New York State Bans Fracking!

A true people's victory has been won by New York anti-fracking activists!

According to Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, in a Common Dreams post, despite a sense that fracking was "inevitable" in New York state, several organizations worked together with a goal of banning fracking.

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OUTVETS Decision Applauded by Veterans For Peace

Veterans For Peace applauds the decision by the Allied War Veterans Council to allow OUTVETS, a fledging new LGBT veterans group, to walk in the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.

The LGBT community has been denied participation in the traditional Saint Patrick’s Day Parade for over twenty years. This certainly signals a step in the right direction.

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Boston Protest Against U.S. Wars on Iraq/Syria

About 50 peace activists held an anti-war speakout at Park St., then marched behind a model drone to downtown crossing, where a mock drones war "die-in" took place as street theater. It attracted a great deal of attention from downtown shoppers; a police car showed up, but allowed us to stay and continue our protest.

See Photos and Video

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A Chokehold on Justice

by Lewis Randa

Letter in Wicked Local Dover, December 12, 2014 

With the haunting last words of Eric Garner, “I can’t breathe,” I pledge that so long as I draw breath, I will apply racism to the adage, “if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.”

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Quaker Pray-In at Brayton Point

A group of about 20 people - mostly Friends (Quakers) from The Religious Society of Friends in Cambridge - gathered for worship at the gate to the Brayton Point Electric Plant in Somerset, MA on Saturday afternoon, December 6.

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Kinder Morgan On The Run!??

The infamous Kinder Morgan company that wants to build a new pipeline from New York state to Dracut through woods, orchards, communities, and wetlands in Massachusetts has revised its route.

In a Boston Globe front page story dated 12/6/14, that begins, “Stung by intense local opposition…” -- one could almost think that a people’s victory was at hand!

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Two Protests at RE/MAX

Marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Boston-area activists initiated a new Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions project at RE/MAX real estate agency.

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Climate Change Challenges: Support the Environment or the U.S. Military

Having lived through the 1991 Desert Storm bombing and the 2003 Shock and Awe bombing in Iraq, I tread carefully when speaking about any danger greater than war that children in our world might face.  I won’t forget children in Baghdadi hospitals whose bodies I have seen, wounded and maimed, after bombing campaigns ordered by U.S.

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Turn Up for Mike Brown - #IndictAmerica - The Day After the Verdict

When: The Day After the Verdict, 7:00 pm 
Where: Boston Police B2 HQ • 2400 Washington St • Roxbury

Turn Up for Mike Brown

**IMPORTANT: The event will be the DAY AFTER the verdict is announced.**

To America, Darren Wilson is Innocent. INDICT AMERICA.

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Arnie King Commutation Project Update

Turn Up for Mike Brown

 Protest at Boston Police Department the day after the Ferguson grand jury verdict is announced.

Black Lives Matter is a new Boston based coalition in which UJP is a member.

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Peace Activists Join Huge People's Climate March

Youth filled the streets at People's Climate March
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Our message against FGM reaches millions in Mali

Dear friends of Healthy Tomorrow and Sini Sanuman,

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