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Security News & Views ~ June 2016 Edition

June 20, 2016

Here's this month's top 11 news articles, media hits and opinion pieces to keep you informed about what's happening in the nuclear disarmament movement.

At Hiroshima, Obama should begin leading world back from the brink
Peter Wilk, MD, PSR Board of Directors
Portland Press Herald, May 24

When Hiroshima Speaks, the President Should Listen
Setsuko Thurlow (A-bomb survivor) and Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Security Program co-chair, May 24

Obama must scale back his nuclear weapons expansion plan
Senator Ed Markey says the United States "cannot preach nuclear temperance from a bar stool"
Boston Globe, May 26
(also see Senator Markey's fiery 19 minute speech on the Senate floor the same day)

On President Obama's Hiroshima Visit
Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Security Program co-chair
Common Dreams, May 27

President Obama's Speech in Hiroshima, Japan
President Barack Obama (transcript)
New York Times, May 27

We can fix toxic landscape we've made for children
Lew Patrie, MD, Western NC Chapter, PSR
Op-ed in Asheville, NC Citizen-Times, May 27

The 'Legal Gap' is a Yawning Chasm
Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Security Program co-chair, advocates that just as chemical and biological weapons have been outlawed, so should nuclear weapons
Arms Control Wonk, June 4

Nuclear codes: A president's awesome power
Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, June 10

America Already Has More Than Enough Nuclear Missiles
Representative Adam Smith, Ranking Member, House Armed Services Committee
Op-ed in Foreign Policy, June 17

A Nuclear Weapon That America Doesn't Need
Senator Dianne Feinstein & Ellen Tauscher
Op-ed in the New York Times, June 17

Endless war, endless greed: the Pentagon is lining its pockets with taxpayer dollars
Alexander Cockburn, June 18

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  • April 28, 2018
    2018 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony
    Join Oregon PSR to celebrate the high school student winners of this year's scholarship. Featuring keynote speaker Marshallese anti-nuclear and climate activist and poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. April 28 at 6 pm in Portland, Oregon.