foreign policy

No, We’re Not Stuck With Nuclear Weapons

April 9, 2024

Op-ed in CommonDreams co-authored by David P. Barash, PSR Member.

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A prescription for peace in Gaza: Use America’s leverage

February 12, 2024

Op-ed in the Des Moines Register from PSR’s Drs. Yazeed Ibrahim, Ira Helfand, Robert Dodge, and David E. Drake.

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Doomsday Clock remains perilously close to midnight

January 25, 2024

On hand for the announcement, special presenter Bill Nye said, “We could be facing catastrophe unless we better manage the technologies we’ve created. It’s time to act.”

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Urgent Call for Ceasefire and Humanitarian Aid in Gaza

December 28, 2023

PSR urgently calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. We urge the international community to prioritize providing essential medical supplies, restoring healthcare facilities, and supporting water and sanitation infrastructure.

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At the UN, ratifiers of the TPNW Ban Treaty reject nuclear deterrence, push for treaty universalization

December 15, 2023

Sixteen PSR members, along with colleagues from allied organizations, were among the 700 civil society registrants participating in the second Meeting of States Parties to the treaty.

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Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program’s 2023 Year in Review

December 15, 2023
Group standing outside the UN with sign reading "No nukes! No war! No warming!"

PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition program worked tirelessly in 2023 to promote disarmament and achieve justice for nuclear-affected communities.

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COP28: Cup half-full or half-empty?

December 14, 2023

Working in overtime, the delegates at the United Nations COP28 climate talks adopted a “historic” statement urging nations around the world to transition away from fossil fuels. It is the…

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Nuclear Abolitionists Occupy New York

December 4, 2023

Op-ed in Common Dreams by PSR Los Angeles President Dr. Bob Dodge.

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President Biden and President Xi should make a nuclear disarmament pact

November 14, 2023

Letter to the Editor in the Washington Post co-authored by PSR Past President Dr. Ira Helfand.

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Back from the Brink to Biden: Get moving to prevent nuclear war

October 27, 2023

In the run-up to the 2nd Meeting of States Parties (2MSP) to the nuclear ban treaty, Back from the Brink is lining up local elected officials behind a letter to President Biden encouraging him to send official U.S. “Observers” to the meeting. 

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