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PSR Director of Communications and Outreach Sparks Reflective Conversations in Nuclear Community on Intersectionality and Privilege

PSR’s very own Mari Faines, Director of Communications and Outreach, has started a community-wide conversation in the nuclear field about the importance of intersectionality in our work, and the previously unspoken privilege that lies in the existential threat of nuclear war being the biggest threat to your security. In an article published in Outrider Foundation, …

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PSR Hosts Second Event Kicking off New Campaign to Increase Equity

On the evening of December 16, 2021, PSR hosted a roundtable discussion focused on the importance of understanding the concept of movement building from a social justice framework and how it can be applicable to the nuclear weapons movement. This event, “Movement Strategies for Community-Based Safety: A Roundtable on the Intersection Between Social Justice and …

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New York City Joins PSR and ICAN in the Movement For Nuclear Weapons Abolition

On December 9, New York City Council passed a monumental package of legislation with sweeping support (41-5 was the final vote count) — that endorses nuclear weapons abolition and moves New York City toward divesting from the nuclear weapons industry. Not only does the legislation package call on the city to divest completely from nuclear …

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Welcome, Zach Williams!

PSR is delighted to welcome Zach Williams, MPH to the Environment & Health team. As our Health Educator, Zach will educate and engage health professionals about the risks to health from gas stoves. Read his bio here.


Proposed LNG export terminal defeated!

We did it! The proposed Jordan Cove liquified natural gas (LNG) export terminal, and the Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline that would have served it, are officially defeated in Oregon.


Representative Barbara Lee is doing what COP26 didn’t

For the first two weeks of November, world leaders gathered in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26), a conference dedicated to solving the climate crisis. There were countless pledges made to reduce carbon and methane emissions, to phase out the use of coal- and more. However, there was also an elephant …

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