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Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 143 School St • Walpole

Gareth PorterInvestigative journalist Gareth Porter will unravel the whole web of lies and fabrications out of which the U.S. and Israeli governments have constructed their "story" about Iran's lengthy and active pursuit of a clandestine nuclear weapons program. 

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Oppose Senate resolution imposing new sanctions on Iran

So far Massachusetts Senators Warren and Markey haven’t signed  onto this hawkish Menendez resolution, but they haven’t spoken out against it either.  UJP urges everyone to call Sen. Warren and Markey to oppose S1881which seeks to impose new sanctions on Iran.

 47 Senators Take AIPAC’s Word Over U.S. Intel Community

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An evening of Traditional Persian Music, Song, and Dance

When: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: Khaneh Iran • 17 Nichols Avenue • Watertown
The Iranian Student Association of Northeastern (ISAN) and Iranian Association of Boston (IAB)
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First Night Against the Wars!

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • Copley Square T • Boston

That's right! We're ramping up organizing for First Night Against the Wars. We're organizing an educational action that reaches the 100,000s of people who will be in Boston to celebrate First Night. We want to welcome them. We want to celebrate.  But we also want everyone to be fully conscious of the many wars: Wall Street and Government's War on Us! The wars on women. The wars on people of color and immigrants. The wars on working people. The wars in Africa and Middle East.

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No War With Iran: Virtual Town Hall

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Google Hangout • Video Conference

For years we have been hearing that the U.S. and Iran are on the brink of war. But with a series of positive exchanges between the U.S. and Iran's recently elected president, the two countries be on the brink of something much different: peace.

But peace will not be won easily. As we speak, pro-war groups are working to force a vote on new sanctions in the Senate, ratchet up war threats in the House, and derail U.S.-Iran negotiations. 

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Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East: Noam Chomsky

When: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: MIT Campus • 77 Mass. Ave. • Room 10-250 • Cambridge

Speaker: Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor of Linguistics, MIT

Time: 4:00p–6:00p

Location: 10-250

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Iran and American Foreign Policy: Where the US Went Wrong

When: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: MIT room 26-100 • 77 Massachusetts Ave • map: • Cambridge

The Next War? Iran, Israel and the U.S. at the Crossroads

When: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: Harvard Kennedy School of Government • 79 JFK St. • Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building • Cambridge

A conversation with Reza Aslan, internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions and founder of, an online journal for news and entertainment about the Middle East and the world.

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Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran and Israel/Palestine

Alice Rothchild presented the attached slides at a UJP sponsored forum on "Deepening Crisis in the Middle East: Syria, Iran, and Israel/Palestine", presented at Boston University on February 25, 2013.

Click to access the slides. Then Click on the "Present" Button at the top of the page (or hit CTL-F5) to begin the presentation.


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An Alternative U.S. Policy on the Iran Nuclear Issue

Tyler CullisThe BU Antiwar Coalition debated the BU Students for Israel over the U.S. sanctions regime on Iran on January 30. Below is a transcript of the BU Antiwar Coalition’s closing remarks, delivered by Tyler Cullis. Originally posted on News From the Gutter

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Campus Debate: US Sanctions on Iran

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Boston University - Photonics Center Room 206 • 8 St Mary's St • BU Central T (Green Line "B") • Boston

Join Boston University Anti-War Coalition as we debate Boston University Students for Israel on the question: "In light of moral and efficacy concerns, are the U.S. sanctions on Iran an appropriate and legitimate tool of statecraft?" 

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Supporting the Peacemakers: Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting

When: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: First Baptist Church • 848 Beacon Street (corner of Centre) • Newton Center

Massachusetts Peace Action

Free to members - others $10. Pre-Register Now!

Join Massachusetts Peace Action as we gather to plan our work in 2013.


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Film: "The White Balloon (Badkonake sefid)"

When: Sunday, December 2, 2012, 12:00 pm
Where: Harvard Film Archive - Carpenter Center • 24 Quincy St. • Cambridge

Directed by Jafar Panahi. With Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy

Iran 1995, 35mm, color, 85 min. Persian with English subtitles

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Film: "Crimson Gold (Talaye sorkh)"

When: Saturday, December 1, 2012, 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Film Archive - Carpenter Center • 24 Quincy St. • Cambridge

Directed by Jafar Panahi. With Hossain Emadeddin, Kamyar Sheisi, Azita Rayeji
Iran 2003, 35mm, color, 95 min. Persian with English subtitles

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Film: "The Mirror (Ayneh) "

When: Saturday, December 1, 2012, 2:30 pm
Where: Harvard Film Archive - Carpenter Center • 24 Quincy St. • Cambridge

Directed by Jafar Panahi. With Mina Mohammad Khani, Aida Mohammadkhani, Kazem Mojdehi
Iran 1997, 35mm, color, 95 min. Persian with English subtitles

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