December 15, 2012
U.S. should reduce its nuclear stockpiles
PSR/Florida physicians call for reasonable assessment of our national security requirements and a halt to excessive spending on nuclear arsenal.
Source: Tampa Bay Times
December 10, 2012
Looking for cuts? Start with nuclear weapons
An op-ed from six physicians who are members of Physicians for Social Responsibility/Florida.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat
November 25, 2012
It's time to get rid of nuclear weapons
An op-ed from PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand.
Source: The Republican
November 12, 2012
Activists target funding for Y-12 project
PSR is among groups calling on Congress to reject increased spending request for nuclear weapons facility.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel
November 3, 2012
Greatest threat the U.S. faces today
An op-ed on nuclear weapons by PSR Los Angeles board member Dr. Robert Dodge.
Source: Ventura County Star
October 25, 2012
Threat of nuclear war still exists between U.S., Russia
An op-ed co-authored by PSR senior scientist Steven Starr.
Source: The Columbia Missourian
October 23, 2012
Missile crisis anniversary a reminder than nuclear weapons must go
An op-ed by PSR members Raymond F. Graap, MD, and Schuyler Hilts, MD, Cmdr. (Ret.) USNR.
Source: Arizona Daily Star
October 7, 2012
The story behind Harrisburg's Peace Garden
The Peace Garden is the result of more than 20 years of successful collaboration between the city of Harrisburg and the Harrisburg-Hershey chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Source: The Patriot-News
October 5, 2012
Debates Offer Opportunity to Weigh Candidates’ Positions
Below is a list of important questions for you to pose to your candidates for public office on the phone, by email, in letters to the editor and at public events. Please keep the list handy.
October 3, 2012
Is the Department of Energy trying to smother Hanford critique?
Terms limits are proposed for Hanford Advisory Board, which oversees cleanup of the Hanford Site. Washington PSR currently holds a seat on the board.
September 22, 2012
The threat of a new nuclear arms race
A letter to the editor from PSR executive director Dr. Catherine Thomasson.
Source: The Washington Post
September 16, 2012
I.C. resident bikes across Japan to raise awareness
In her bicycle trek across Japan last month, Iowa City resident Michelle Gin of Iowa PSR met a number of hibakusha, the Japanese term for survivors of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S. in 1945.
Source: Iowa City Press Citizen
August 7, 2012
Activists Stop Traffic at Navy's West Coast Trident Submarine Base on Hiroshima Anniversary
Activists representing Physicians for Social Responsibility, Washington Chapter, arrived at Ground Zero on Saturday during the Bike to the Bomb bicycle ride. Bike to the Bomb protests the use of nuclear weapons against the people of Japan, and spotlights the massive nuclear arsenal stored and deployed at Bangor.
Source: Salem News
July 29, 2012
UI alumna hops on bike to spread the word
Iowa PSR's Michelle Gin is one of about three dozen activists from around the world set to pedal across Japan in August on a two-week, 300-mile trek that will take her from Nagasaki to Hiroshima in the name of global peace and the end of nuclear proliferation.
Source: Iowa City Press Citizen
June 22, 2012
Activists gather in Maryland to discuss PSR's recent Nuclear Famine Report and the urgent need for action
On Sunday, June 17th, Dr. Mohammad Khalid hosted a reception for local activists. PSR's Director of Security Programs David Hart and Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson asked for attendees to support PSR and help to form a local DC Metro Area chapter.
May 11, 2012
A nuclear clash could starve the world
An op-ed co-authored by PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand on the danger of nuclear famine.
April 25, 2012
CNN: Pakistan test fires medium-range missile
PSR and its international affiliate IPPNW on Wednesday laid out a hypothetical scenario of what a nuclear conflict between two countries like India and Pakistan would mean for the world.
April 24, 2012
Nuclear Famine Report: Limited Nuclear Exchange in One of World's Regions Would Trigger Mass Global Starvation After Slashing Chinese, U.S. Food Production
Amidst growing tensions in Asia, India-Pakistan confrontation used to show dire consequences around the globe; more than a billion people would be at risk under "nuclear famine" scenario.
April 24, 2012
Washington Times: Small nuclear war would inflict global woes
According to the research released Tuesday by the nonprofit anti-nuclear Physicians for Social Responsibility . . . even a limited, regional nuclear war . . . would cause major changes in the global climate and likely starve a billion people.
Source: Washington Times
April 18, 2012
Lead by Example and Ratify Test Ban Treaty
An op-ed by PSR-LA Board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the need for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Source: Roll Call