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We are a voice of education and a center for people committed to disarmament and creative responses to conflict.

Peace Action Maine's Mission:
We are a voice of education and a center for people committed to disarmament and creative responses to conflict.

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Climate Crisis and US Militarism - What's the Connection?

An event presented by Janet Weil* and facilitated by Pat Taub** Climate Crisis and US Militarism: We're now all too familiar with the impacts of our changing climate: extreme weather events, wildfires and floods, crop failures, and climate anxiety. But we may not be so familiar with the contribution of the U.S. military -…

General Dynamics on Kennebec River, Maine

As part of our Nuclear Abolition & #PeaceForClimate Campaigns Peace Action Maine has hosted an ICAN_US speaker and now shares ICAN's new report on spending-which includes stats for the General Dynamics corporation.(p.32)Bath Iron Works(pictured) is owned by General Dynamics.-The next christening of a warship built there…
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Central America's Forgotten History

June 29 Tuesday. Peace Action Maine has learned of this discussion about a must-read book for those of us in the U.S . By an author we should all be following! Hope you can join the Solidarity Collective who will be hosting a discussion with Aviva Chomsky about her new book Central America’s Forgotten History: Revolutions,…
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Impact of 20-year American War in Afghanistan, a discussion

Wed. June 30. President Biden says that he is winding down the U.S. role in Afghanistan and that all the troops will be home from America’s longest war by Sept. 11. It’s time for a reckoning. What did the war do to the people of Afghanistan? What was its impact on Americans—soldiers, contractors, and those at home? Can we…
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2021 Annual Virtual Spring Renewal Gathering and business meeting

Please join our 2021 Spring Renewal Gathering "Peace AND Justice". Saturday May 22 Miss the program? We have the recorded footage of each excellent speaker! 10:45-11:00am: Welcome, Slide Show. Program theme is: Peace AND Justice (a quote from Jim Anderson!) 11:00-11:20am: Vincent Intondi, Recording HERE, Author “African…
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Tax Day 2021 Spring Awakening Rally Maine US

Thank you to all of the friends who were able to join us for this year's TAX DAY event. If you were not able to attend, we have processed the first hour of the program HERE.
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Tax Day Teach In! Join in a virtual mass action...

A Tax Day Like No Other: Teach-in April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Pressing for our budget priorities amid pandemic, economic and climate crises and new Cold Wars As we move into the post-pandemic, Biden era, it’s time to change what we buy with our tax dollars. The pandemic and the resulting economic crisis illuminated…
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#ReSealTheDeal Week of Action

Nearly two months into the Biden administration, the fate of the Iran deal remains uncertain. Rather than abide by his campaign promise to return the U.S. to the Iran nuclear deal, the Biden team has done nothing to reverse Trump’s failed “maximum pressure” policy that imposed crushing sanctions on a nation of 83 million…
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The Iran Nuclear Deal or No Deal?

Grassroots organizations from across the country are joining together to present the most recent developments surrounding the JCPOA and what they may mean for the future of Iran and the rest of the Middle East. For those who care about preventing a future war as well as addressing the humanitarian role the U.S. has in…
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Iraq War 18th Anniversary

On Saturday, March 20th, and in the surrounding time period, we can join together to shine a light on the country’s endless wars by memorializing the anniversary of the disastrous Iraq war — a war based on lies, a war that has killed hundreds of thousands of civilians, and that has cost billions of dollars that could have…
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The Doomsday Machine with Daniel Ellsberg

Register HERE. This event is hosted by Massachusetts Peace Action and co-sponsored by several PA affiliate groups, Peace Action Maine included! Thursday March 18, 2021. Free and open to the public, register at the link above.
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Exempting Military Pollution from Climate is Reprehensible!

Stop Excluding Military Pollution from Climate Agreements Petition to John Kerry and the U.S. CongressAs a result of final hour demands made by the United States during negotiations at Kyoto, military carbon emissions are exempted from climate negotiations. But the U.S. military is the largest institutional consumer of…
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NuclearBan Banner Caravan reaches Nobleboro

33 years after Suzanne Hedrick traveled with her mock-up Cruise missile across Maine to protest the proposed testing of Tomahawk Cruise missiles in Maine, she celebrates with the #NuclearBan Banner Caravan, recognizing the TPNW Entry-into-Force. (Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons) Because the NuclearBan is a…
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#RealityWinner March 3 Grant Clemency Petition C289645

Today is the day that #RealityWinner's mother asks us to write President Biden to please grant clemency to #Reality Winner Petition C289645.Write President Biden, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20500 #FreeRealityWinner
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Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant: Past, Present and Future

A "Tailgate" Talk by Capt. Bill Linnell of the Committee for a Safe Energy Future, held just prior to Superbowl 2021. We heard about his strategy & tactics, what worked, what didn't work. How activists coordinated during the years before the nuclear plant was eventually decommissioned. Here is the link to his talk, edited…
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Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Entry Into Force

What a joyful event! View the video of this action HERE. We ask you: use the QR code & ask the President to sign and Senate to ratify the #nuclear ban. Use the QR code to petition yourCongressional Representative!Why will this Treaty work? Because it is based on treaties that successfully control: chemical weapons,…
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#YemenCantWait Rally Today at Congress Square Park

RALLY! NOON. Signs! Masks! Distancing! Goggles!> Call 1-833-STOP-WAR to tell members of Congress to stop US participation in the war.> Click Here to Sign the Avaaz PetitionFMI: bit.ly/StopTheWarYemenCantWaitCALL FOR:-An end to foreign aggression on Yemen-An end to weapons sales to Saudi Arabia & the UAE-An end to the…
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#NuclearBan Maine banner reaches Earth

Our #NuclearBan banner caravan stopped at 295 Milemarker 17 to honor Earth that resides there and to remember there is no planet "B". In the words of Coretta Scott King, "Let's Make Our Earth a Nuclear-Free Zone."
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#NuclearBan MILESTONE Maine Banner reaches Portland

Carolyn and Jake celebrate Jan. 22 #nuclearban Entry-into-Force in front of Portland City Hall. Why at this location? Portland is the town that unanimously passed PSR's Back From the Brink Resolution Jan. 23, 2017. 4 years later the UN Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons is here! FMI: https://www.icanw.org/ #TPNW…
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#NuclearBan MILESTONE Maine Banner Caravan at Milemarker 19

Maine's #NuclearBan banner's next stop is at MileMarker 19, to recognize Rachel Carson and the National Wildlife Refuge there. Rachel Carson, perhaps the greatest, and certainly the best known, environmentalist of the twentieth century, was deeply opposed to nuclear testing and nuclear war. On July 7, the same date when…
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NuclearBan Banner Caravan: Milestone for ZERO nukes

#NuclearBan BANNER CARAVAN launched at Maine's Mile Marker ZERO! The Nuclear Ban Treaty (TPNW) Entry-into-Force is Jan 22, 2021. Peace Action Maine celebrates this treaty as a MILESTONE. Zero nuclear weapons are what the earth needs for global human security!
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Africom & Human Rights in Africa

Did you know that the U.S. military has 29 military bases in 15 countries across Africa? The U.S. military established AFRICOM in 2008, despite the majority of African nations rejecting it. Under a false guise of providing security, the U.S. uses its military force to impose control of African land, resources, and labor to…

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