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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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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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Representative Smith and Senator Warren Reintroduce the No First Use Act

On April 15, 2021, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Adam Smith reintroduced the No First Use Act (H.R.2603 & S.1219), which would officially establish that the United States policy is to not use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare first. The United States does not currently have a pledge or policy of no first …

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Senator Warren and Representative Smith Re-introduce No First Use Act

Statement by Jeff Carter, PSR Executive Director “On April 15, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Adam Smith reintroduced a simple, but profoundly important piece of legislation that, if passed, would make the world a much safer place, by making it the official policy of the United States that it will never, ever use a nuclear …

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Taxes and Renewal: Biden’s First 100 Days

Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member | Common Dreams We continue to fund nuclear weapons programs at Cold War levels, blind to the fact that none of them can ever be used and that their very existence threatens our existence. Read more


Stop the Money Pit Missile

Tell your U.S. Representative that we should spend our money on our kids, on our environment, on public health, and on everyone who has suffered in this Covid crisis.