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In Memoriam: Dr. Victor W. Sidel, PSR Founding Member

Dr. Sidel has inspired so many of us in our work for peace, social justice, and health equity. Click here to read PSR members’ tributes to Dr. Sidel. Victor W. Sidel, MD, a visionary medical leader and founding member of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), died on January 30, 2018 in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Dr. …

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New Trump nuke policy veers us into more dangerous territory

Last week, a HuffPost reporter leaked a draft of the Trump administration’s new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). The NPR, which officially defines the role of U.S. nuclear weapons, dangerously increases reliance on nuclear weapons rather than pursuing diplomacy to prevent conflict and move towards arms reductions. Help PSR hold our government accountable in calling this …

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PSR’s Strategic Plan for 2018

It’s a new year, and PSR is launching powerful programs to prevent nuclear war, fight climate change, and transition our nation to clean renewable energy sources. Here’s a quick overview of the strong work to come in 2018: Security In 2018, PSR will translate the success of the international humanitarian movement to ban nuclear weapons …

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3,600 preventable deaths

The Clean Power Plan can save lives. By establishing the first and only federal limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants, the Clean Power Plan is estimated to prevent 3,600 premature deaths and 90,000 asthma attacks in children per year by 2030. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan props …

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