August 6 and 9, 2018, marked the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Among the 76+ commemoration events around the country were two in city council chambers. The city councils of Baltimore and Los Angeles voted , August 6 and August 8, to adopt resolutions urging the United States to embrace the …
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Responding to citizens everywhere who yearn for peace, political leaders in South Korea, North Korea, China and the United States staged a flurry of diplomatic activity this year to avert a Korean crisis. But we are not yet out of the woods. PSR’s health professionals advocated for peace in Korea and will continue to promote …
Op-ed by Chesapeake PSR’s Dr. Gwen DuBois in the Baltimore Sun.
PSR welcomes the positive steps taken by President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Tuesday’s summit meeting in Singapore. A commitment to negotiate denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula has the potential to make the world a safer place.
Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand for CNN.
In the run-up to the June 12 summit with North Korea, a group of prominent physicians urged Congressional leaders to promote diplomacy and prevent a war that could result in massive casualties.
On April 10, 2018, the city of Ojai, California adopted a resolution declaring the city the first nuclear-free zone in decades. Against the backdrop of events over the past year, and recognizing the catastrophic human consequences of any use of nuclear weapons plus the exorbitant costs of nuclear weapons production and maintenance, the City Council adopted the resolution unanimously.
The history of PSR and IPPNW disarmament activism from 1961 to the present, from Harvard Medicine magazine.