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Thirty-three organizations call for constructive U.S. diplomacy with Korea

In advance of the February 27-28 United States/North Korea summit, PSR joined with 32 allied nongovernmental organizations to issue a “Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward North Korea.” The statement was circulated by Win Without War. Read the statement and list of endorsing NGOs below. Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward …

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Is Your State Resolved to Prevent Nuclear War?

Now more than ever, with the United States’ planned withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, new so-called “low-yield” nuclear weapons going into production, a U.S. President who’s determined to “out-innovate” other nations in a new nuclear arms race, it seems that we are edging closer and closer to the ultimate threat to human …

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Portland, Maine City Council Unanimously Passes “Back from the Brink” Resolution, urging the USA to reduce nuclear dangers

Thanks to the incredible work of Physicians for Social Responsibility Maine and their allies, on  January 23, the city of Portland, Maine unanimously passed a “Back from the Brink” resolution. The resolution calls on the United States government to take the lead on preventing nuclear war by renouncing the option of using nuclear weapons first; …

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The Green New Deal: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Climate scientists are now telling us that we have less than 12 years in which to cut our climate-warming emissions in half or face irreversible consequences. That stark deadline is why we need a national awakening and a new commitment to action. Concretely, we need to adopt a set of policies that will move us …

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Must-Read: “Climate Change—A Health Emergency”

Two physicians from PSR’s Greater Boston chapter have just published a must-read article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Entitled “Climate Change—A Health Emergency,” it is a strong and cogent statement of the challenge the world faces from climate change and the responsibility of physicians (and, by extension, other health professionals) to respond.


Exciting wins against VA pipelines

Valiant activists, including some with whom PSR has collaborated for years, are celebrating two important wins against pipelines in Virginia. Virginia’s State Water Control Board voted recently to reconsider its earlier decision to grant a water quality certification to the Mountain Valley pipeline. That’s due in part to the tireless work of Tina Smusz, MD, …

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