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New Green Deal and Nuclear Doomsday Clock

Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Robert Dodge in Common Dreams on the connection between climate change and nuclear war and the need for global leaders to take action.


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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Facing nuclear reality, 35 years after “The Day After”

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) has released a new multimedia presentation on the 1983 television movie The Day After. This landmark film showed the actual consequences of a full-scale nuclear war, and it had a major role in shaping American public opinion about nuclear weapons. ABC broadcast The Day After on November 20, …

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PSR members hone their skills with local advocacy trainings

PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program is working with chapters to conduct a series of advocacy trainings around the country, to develop critical community organizing tools and skills among PSR health professionals and advocates.  This training series was made possible through support from the Otterman Foundation and from PSR members. Chapters have customized these events to …

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Global outrage needed anew to preserve nuclear-arms treaty

President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia is dangerous. We should fix, not abandon, this important pact. Op-ed by WPSR’s Dr. Bruce Amundson in the Seattle Times.