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IPPNW Open Letter Urges Biden and Putin to Think Big at Geneva Summit

Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will discuss “strategic stability” at their June 16 summit in Geneva. Prominent individuals and organizational representatives from around the world, including PSR, signed onto an open letter—delivered June 7 and organized by IPPNW and Pugwash—urging them to commit to nuclear risk reduction “and to the re-discovery of the road …

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Unhealthy trend: a new Cold War with China

Bipartisanship is difficult to achieve in Congress lately. However, an unfortunate bipartisan trend is gaining ground to usher in a new Cold War with China. President Biden, the Pentagon, and many Members of Congress are pointing to China as justification for an astronomical 2022 military budget, higher—not lower—than President Trump’s final budget. On May 10, …

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Remembering disarmament hero Grigoris Lambrakis, MD

Physician Grigoris Lambrakis (1912-1963) was a champion athlete who worked to free Greece from Nazi occupation during WWII, served on the medical faculty at University of Athens, and was a leader in the international movement opposing nuclear weapons. His protests against the secret U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal near Athens culminated in his assassination, May 27, …

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Nuclear Weapons Community Cost Calculator

Each April, PSR-LA’s Dr. Bob Dodge calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. This year, the total nuclear weapons drain on our economy comes to $75 billion.


PSR on military spending: time to change the status quo

The Biden administration released an overview “budget blueprint” on April 9, and it was a disappointment. PSR takes exception to many particular items that will likely be included in the full budget, expected in late May, and we intend to challenge the “topline” military spending numbers.  President Trump took military spending to a very high …

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