u.s. nuclear policy

Oppenheimer: From Trinity to Doomsday

July 24, 2023

Op-ed in Common Dreams by Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member.

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The Legacy of Oppenheimer You Won’t See in Theaters

July 21, 2023

While the audience will bear witness to the moral dilemmas Oppenheimer battled — what they won’t see are the communities that have been harmed by the legacy of Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project. 

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Activists and Downwinders Mark Anniversary of Trinity Test

July 21, 2023

July 16th marked the anniversary of the Trinity Test. 78 years ago, at 5:29 am at the Los Alamos testing site, ‘Gadget’ was successfully detonated and the nuclear age was born.

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Tell Your Members of Congress: Expand Recognition and Compensation for Nuclear Weapons Victims

July 19, 2023

Tell your Representative and Senators to co-sponsor HR 4426 / S 1751, legislation to extend and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) before it’s too late.

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Tell Congress: stop runaway military spending

July 11, 2023
Tell your rep to support the Lee-Pocan Amendment and put human needs above Pentagon waste

INACTIVE – Write today and urge your representative to support the Lee-Pocan amendment. Stop lining the pockets of military contractors, and start building a society that works for all.

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Climate Change, Nuclear Weapons, and Hope

July 8, 2023

Op-ed by Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member, in Common Dreams.

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Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, ‘Before Our Luck Runs Out’

July 5, 2023

Letter to the editor by Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Past President, in The New York Times.

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Ellsberg’s legacy should include nuclear warnings

June 29, 2023

Letter to the editor in The Baltimore Sun by Gwen L. DuBois, Chesapeake PSR.

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In July: Hollywood takes on “the father of the atomic bomb”

June 26, 2023

This summer, highbrow director Christopher Nolan and an all-star cast will shine their Hollywood spotlight on “the father of the atomic bomb” in the new film “Oppenheimer”.

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Congress Begins its Yearly National Defense Authorization Slog 

June 23, 2023

On Wednesday, June 21 the House Armed Services Committee held a 14-hour marathon session to markup the Fiscal Year 2024 NDAA.

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