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Nuclear Weapons Abolition Advocacy Training Series

Issue: nuclear weapons

Type: powerpoint | toolkit | training

PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program has launched a series of Advocacy Trainings to help members and other citizens who want to hone their citizen advocacy skills. Check out the PowerPoint “modules” we are using to help citizens make a difference in their communities. Effective Advocacy to an Influencer Using and Understanding Social Media Successfully Pitching …

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Issue: foreign policy | nuclear weapons

Type: book review

By Daniel Ellsberg Reviewed by PSR member R. F. Gillum, MD Like many, I had tuned out annual updates on the progress of strategic arms control after the fall of the USSR. I assumed that thanks to the work of many, including that of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)– which gained …

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Nuclear Weapons Community Cost Calculator

Issue: nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet | toolkit

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-LA Board Member and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. See what the costs are in your community.


Nuclear Posture Review Talking Points

Issue: federal government | nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet

 Background: The United States will develop two types of “tactical” low-yield nuclear warheads. The document claims that building smaller nuclear weapons (Hiroshima-sized) allows the United States to develop a more “credible deterrent” against Russia because smaller nuclear weapons are “more usable.” However, the United States already has low-yield nuclear weapons (air-launched cruise missiles and the …

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The Path to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons—A Movement for Public Health

Issue: nuclear weapons

Type: infographic

Infographic depicting the timeline of the U.N. Ban Treaty from 2007-2017.


Back from the Brink: A Call to Prevent Nuclear War

Issue: nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet

Many local and national organizations have endorsed the “Back from the Brink” resolution. Are you associated with a group that might support this? Introduce this resolution at your church, synagogue, civic group, medical association, university, or municipality.


U.S. Nuclear Buildup Fact Sheet

Issue: federal government | nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet

A nuclear spending binge: security and economic downfalls of the proposed buildup of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.


The Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Issue: federal government | foreign policy | nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet

Fact sheet on the nuclear weapons ban treaty, to be negotiated by the United Nations March 27-31 and June 15-July 7.


Don’t Bank on the Bomb Handout

Issue: nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet

Citizens can use divestment to leverage the nuclear ban treaty and speed the elimination of nuclear weapons. Don’t Bank on the Bomb is a global divestment campaign by PAX that began in Europe and is gaining traction in the United States.


Ban Treaty Handout

Issue: foreign policy | nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet

Quick guide to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons approved by the U.N. on July 7, 2017.