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  • July 14, 2010
    July 30th: "Countdown to Zero" coming to Seattle!

    "'Countdown to Zero'" traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, with the world held in a delicate balance. It makes a compelling case for worldwide nuclear disarmament, an issue more topical than ever with the Obama administration working to revive this goal today." (from CTZ website)

  • June 19, 2010
    Beyond a nonproliferation treaty

    Dr. Robert Dodge of PSR Los Angeles discusses his role as a delegate representing PSR at the recent Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.

    Source: Ventura County Star
  • June 18, 2010
    Start with the experts' view on arms control

    An op-ed by PSR President Dr. Jeff Patterson on the New START treaty.

    Source: Des Moines Register
  • June 1, 2010
    Can We Live With the Bomb?

    Dr. Lawrence S. Wittner writes on the reasons not to abandon the effort to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

    Source: History News Network
  • May 14, 2010
    PSR Supports Call for Nuclear Weapons Convention

    Today PSR wrote to President Obama, urging US support at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Review Conference of the call to begin discussions of a Nuclear Weapons Convention.

  • May 7, 2010
    WPSR participates in events around the NPT Conference!

    Throughout these weeks leading up to the early May NPT conference in New York, WPSR members have been busy spreading our message.

  • May 5, 2010
    PSR participates in 2010 NPT Review Conference

    PSR has begun an active May by participating in multiple events at the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference. On May 1st, PSR took part in the the International Peace Conference where Secretary General Ban Ki Moon gave a groundbreaking speech on a world free of nuclear weapons.

  • April 30, 2010
    Ventura doctor heading to UN nuclear conference

    Ventura Country PSR's Dr. Robert Dodge has been selected as one of two Californians to serve on the U.S. Delegation to the U.N. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 2010 Review Conference in New York City.

    Source: Ventura County Star
  • April 28, 2010
    Recommitting to a Nuclear-Free World: An Evening with Helen Caldicott, MD

    On March 25, WPSR members, new supporters, and old friends came together to meet with renowned nuclear weapons abolitionist and PSR Co-Founder Helen Caldicott, MD.

  • April 28, 2010
    Recommitting to a Nuclear-Free World: An Evening with Helen Caldicott, MD

    On March 25, WPSR members, new supporters, and old friends came together to meet with renowned nuclear weapons abolitionist and PSR Co-Founder Helen Caldicott, MD.

  • April 26, 2010
    Joint IPPNW / PSR Statement, April 2010

    International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) and its US affiliate Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) are deeply disappointed in the Obama administration's opposition to the removal of US nuclear weapons stored in NATO countries.

  • April 21, 2010
    A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons (Audio)

    Speaking in Maine features a talk by Col. Richard Klass (Ret.) and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility. They discuss medical and military perspectives on this question and other nuclear security issues.

    Source: Maine Public Broadcasting Network
  • April 20, 2010
    Nuclear weapons: historic opportunity to ensure they will never be used again

    States have an historic opportunity to bring the era of nuclear weapons to an end once and for all, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today. Addressing diplomats in Geneva, the ICRC's president, Jakob Kellenberger, appealed to States to ensure that nuclear weapons are never used again.

    Source: International Committee of the Red Cross
  • April 15, 2010
    Four Medical and Environmental Cases for the Eradication of Nuclear Weapons

    IPPNW worked with PSR docs Vic Sidel and Ira Helfand to publish a briefing paper on four medical and environmental cases for the eradication of nuclear weapons.

    Source: Zero Is the Only Option
  • April 14, 2010
    Conference radiates awareness of nuclear proliferation dangers

    PSR member Dave Hall was among those rallying at Seattle University for an end to nuclear weapons.

    Source: Seattle University Spectator
  • April 9, 2010
    Obama's nuclear security budget should match his rhetoric

    An op-ed from PSR Executive Director Dr. Peter Wilk on President Obama's nuclear weapons policy.

    Source: Des Moines Register
  • April 8, 2010
    A new START for the world

    An op-ed by PSR's Drs. Ira Helfand, Lynn Ringenberg, and Donald Mellman on the signing of the new START treaty between the US and Russia.

    Source: Tampa Tribune
  • April 8, 2010
    A New START unveiled; historic step towards the global elimination of nuclear weapons

    Early this morning, President Obama and President Medvedev signed the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The treaty marks a unique and historic moment as Russia and the United States signal to the world that progress is being made toward a world free of nuclear weapons.

  • April 6, 2010
    Experts frighten with nuclear what-ifs

    An article on PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand’s visit to Bates College on his speaking tour of Maine, where he discussed the dangers of nuclear war.

    Source: Lewiston Sun Journal
  • April 5, 2010
    Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms

    The New York Times interview with President Obama on the Nuclear Posture Review and how it will re-focus the United States' security policy on reducing nuclear weapons' role in the world.

    Source: New York Times
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