There was heartening news from Standing Rock, ND: The Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would seek an alternative route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Their decision represents a huge win for the Lakota people and their supporters, who rallied by the thousands (including some PSR leaders) to protect Lakota sacred lands and water. However, it is not a defeat of the pipeline.Read more »
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PSR Student Organizer Michelle Gin reports back from the amazing bike tour in Kazakhstan, supported by PSR members. The shocking story of radiation exposure and information cover-up was countered by the warm, welcoming embrace of Kazakhstanis and their desire to tell their stories.Read more »
SPSR's Nuclear Weapons Program aims towards promoting peace and nuclear abolition. Click here to read on for updates and resources.More on Nuclear Weapons »
SPSR asserts a strong medical voice through education and advocacy to slow, stop, and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment. Read more.More on Environment & Health »
Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, SPSR seeks to protect human life wordwide from the impact of social injustice and structural violence.More on Social Justice »
On February 8, PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand addressed students, faculty members and the public at Cornell University and SUNY-Cortland last week on this topic: "The Growing Danger of Nuclear War and What We Can Do About It." Read more »
Op-ed by Student PSR's James Baier, Michael Musharbash and Autumn Vogel, medical students who represented PSR at the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo in December.Source: Buzzflash
Op-ed by Student PSR member and medical student Autumn Vogel.Source: Lancaster Online
A letter on what we can do to help the environment, by Cindy Nguyen, Thanhnga Doan, Manjari Pedapudi, Camille Imbo and Jennifer Le, Student Physicians for Social Responsibility, USF College of Medicine.Source: Tampa Bay Times
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Join us as we urge the Port of Kalama to study the full climate, health, and safety impacts of this project.
Ask your members of Congress to oppose poison pill riders that benefit polluters at the expense of our health.
Letter from PSR and Student PSR in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and in strong opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more »
It takes many skills to be an effective advocate. PSR has developed a 5-part webinar series to highlight strategies in each of the following areas with real-life examples. Read more »