Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
"No amount of military involvement will bring real and lasting peace to Afghanistan. PSR calls for no further deployment of US military personnel to Afghanistan without a clearly defined strategy for transition from military to civilian engagement." Read more »
On this day and going forward, this veteran urges all to re-consider the true meaning of Armistice Day, ponder what it means to “re-consecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace,” and re-commit to honoring veterans in the best way imaginable: by securing a lasting peace. Read more »
WPSR member Donna Yancey details why strong chemcial reform is essential for the health and well being of all Americans. Read more »
Where is the promise to the rest of the world that the United States will lead in dismantling these weapons of terror? Read more »
As the US enters its 9th year occupying Afghanistan, the time is right to evaluate an ongoing occupation's consequences, both at home and abroad, and consider how much longer we really want to continue with this status quo. Read more »
"According to “Coal’s Assault on Human Health,” a report by Physicians for Social Responsibility, coal pollutants have been linked to four of the five leading causes of death in our nation, including cancer, stroke, heart disease and chronic lower respiratory diseases. As leaders in our state debate the future of TransAlta, they must take the health impacts of coal seriously and insist that the plant transition off coal as soon as possible."
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This year, WPSR launched the Washington Nuclear Museum and Education Center. The website is “wiki” based which means that anyone can contribute and we especially encourage individuals with a Hanford connection to take a look and contribute. WANMEC is the first and only wiki-based, participatory, online museum and education center on these issues. Check it out! Read more »