Op-ed by Martin Fleck, Director of PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program, in Foreign Policy in Focus.
Nuclear Hotseat Podcast interview with PSR Board Member Dr. Robert Dodge.
In December, 1987, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. On October 21st of this year, President Donald Trump announced at a rally that the U.S. would formally withdraw from the deal, claiming that Russia has violated the treaty’s terms. “Such a withdrawal would …
Withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty would make United States citizens less safe and increase the risk of nuclear war between the United States and Russia.
A generation ago, on Dec. 2, 1983, the city of Madison, Wisconsin, declared itself a nuclear-free zone. This effort, while largely symbolic at the time, expressed the sentiment of the community. Now 35 years later, the world finds itself continuing to grapple with the threat of nuclear war either by intent, miscalculation or accident, with the growing risk of cyber-attack. Many would argue that the risk today is greater than it was during the Cold War.
Radio interview with PSR-Wisconsin’s Paula Rogge, MD and Vicki Elson on the UN Ban Treaty, financial divestiture in companies which support the nuclear weapon industry, and Senate Bill 2047, which aims to prohibit a first-strike nuclear attack of North Korea.
Nuclear weapons are weapons of mass extermination. In light of the terrible humanitarian and environmental effects that such weapons have, doctors and scientists have always warned the global society that such weapons must never be used again, and should be abolished.
As President Trump gave a belligerent address at the UN, lawmakers rolled out legislation to ban “low-yield” nukes that raise the risk of conflict.
September 26 is “International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons,” a day designated by the United Nations (UN) to draw attention to one of its oldest goals: achieving global nuclear disarmament.
September 26 is International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Tomorrow, we will honor the occasion by calling once again for the total abolition of nuclear weapons. PSR remains committed to working for a nuclear weapons-free world, and we encourage you to take action for a better, safer future. We’re not in this …