June 20, 2013
No such thing as a safe number of nukes
An op-ed co-authored by PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand.
June 19, 2013
Physicians Applaud Progress on Nuclear Security
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama took a meaningful step towards reducing the threat posed by nuclear weapons in his speech by Brandenburg Gate.
April 26, 2013
Audio: Political Perspectives
Radio interview with Oregon PSR leaders and essay contest winners discussing the Particles on the Wall exhibit, which focuses on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
March 10, 2013
Trailblazing Conference Urges Ban on Nukes
Dr Ira Helfand, author of a recent study on nuclear-induced famine, explained the risk of a billion people dying of starvation following a limited regional use of nuclear weapons.
Source: In Depth News
March 9, 2013
Only Safe Bet: Zero Nuclear Weapons
An op-ed from PSR Wisconsin's Paula Rogge.
Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
February 21, 2013
To stop budget crisis, King must help trim nukes
An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Peter Wilk.
Source: The Times Record
February 12, 2013
Physicians Call for Pragmatic Solutions to End Nuclear Tests Threat
Physicians for Social Responsibility condemns the Democratic Republic of North Korea’s (DPRK) nuclear test detonation. This move will isolate the DPRK and make it increasingly difficult for diplomatic talks to succeed in decreasing tensions within the region.
January 22, 2013
Martin Luther King, Inauguration Day and Our Shifting Awareness
An op-ed from PSR Los Angeles board member Dr. Robert Dodge.
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