On January 28, the New York City Council held a joint committee hearing in City Hall on two important pieces of nuclear weapons-related legislation, Res. 976 and Int. 1621. Res. 976 calls on the City Comptroller to divest NYC public employee pension funds from “companies involved in the production and maintenance of nuclear weapons” and …
Op-ed in The Hill by Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member.
Article in the Iowa City Press-Citizen on PSR Iowa’s international affairs forum.
Letter to the Editor in Des Moines Register by Ben Otoadese, PSR Iowa.
Letter to the Editor in the Daily Herald by Sarah Lovinger, MD, PSR Chicago.
New England Journal of Medicine article discussing PSR’s work on nuclear weapons and environmental health hazards.
Article in Truthout quoting Alex Jasset, nuclear threats program associate at PSR-Los Angeles.
The week of January 6 saw several important events and developments in both congressional and grassroots efforts to convince American decision-makers to deescalate tensions with Iran and prevent an all-out war. The situation, already tense due to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran Deal, escalated in the wake of the United States’ assassination of Iranian …
INACTIVE – Tell your senators to support S.J. Res. 68, the Kaine War Powers Resolution to limit the President’s military actions regarding Iran.
On January 2, President Trump ordered the killing of a top Iranian military commander, Major General Qassem Suleimani. This move comes in the wake of several other recent incidents that have risked sparking potential war and increased the risk of nuclear conflict.