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An Interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

This year at the 2019 PSR Visionary Leaders Awards, we are honoring outstanding contributions to the advancement of nuclear weapons abolition and addressing environmental hazards to health, including the climate crisis.  Dr. Helen Caldicott, a past PSR president and highly influential advocate who played a pivotal role in PSR’s work for many years, will be …

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PSR Chapters Focus on Nuclear Weapons in August Recess Meetings

On August 6, activists from PSR Los Angeles, Beyond the Bomb, Nuclear Free Schools, Vets for Peace, and Peace Action, met with Representative Adam Schiff, Chair of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, to discuss Representative Adam Smith’s No First Use legislation (H.R. 921). The bill simply states it is the policy of the United States not …

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Preventing Nuclear War

Letter to the editor in the New York Times from PSR board member and PSR-LA President Dr. Robert Dodge on the need for nuclear weapons abolition.


Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 2019

August 6, 1945. August 9, 1945. Seventy-four years ago, the United States dropped nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two of the most horrific acts of warfare in history. This August, we remember the estimated 200,000 or more civilian men, women and children who died. We remember those who survived the bombing but suffered radiation …

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Join PSR and UCS on Sept. 25 for a webinar on Back from the Brink

Union of Concerned Scientists and PSR are proud to be co-hosting a webinar to highlight Back from the Brink on September 25. Back from the Brink: The Call to Prevent Nuclear War is a national grassroots initiative seeking to fundamentally change U.S. nuclear weapons policy and lead us away from the dangerous path we are …

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