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Support for a nuclear weapons ban is growing within NATO, an advocacy group says.

June 10, 2021

The New York Times – The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the Geneva-based group that was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its work to achieve the treaty, said in a report released on Thursday that it had seen increased backing for the accord among voters and lawmakers in NATO’s 30 countries, as reflected in public opinion polls, parliamentary resolutions, political party declarations and statements from past leaders.

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On the Sunny Side of the Street – Nuclear Disarmament

February 3, 2021

GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg joins Joe Gerson and Sofia Wolman and host Tod Gross on this episode of On the Sunny Side of the Street. The episode focuses on activities…

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UN treaty banning nuclear weapons goes into effect Jan 22, 2021

January 22, 2021
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On the 75th anniversary of the Bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

August 9, 2020

Memorializing the bombing of civilians at Hiroshima is to recognize the human side of loss.

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The Novel Coronavirus and Nuclear Weapons

May 4, 2020

Common Dreams – As with viruses, containment of atomic weapons may be good, but eradication is best.

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Taxes, COVID-19 and nuclear weapons funding — our nation’s priorities

April 25, 2020

The Hill – The COVID-19 pandemic demands that we reassess our priorities through the lens of caring for one another and our basic human needs.

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Will Covid-19 save the world?

April 17, 2020

CNN – Public health experts have been warning us for decades; we simply chose not to listen.

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Chain Reactions

April 1, 2018

Article from Harvard Medicine magazine on the history of PSR’s work on nuclear disarmament.

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The United Nations Votes to Start Negotiations to Ban the Bomb

November 1, 2016

Article from The Nation on the Nuclear Ban Treaty, including discussion of GBPSR’s 2016 Symposium on climate change and nuclear weapons.

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Doctors’ Group: Neither Candidate Should Have Finger On Hair-Trigger Nukes

October 28, 2016

WBUR article by GBPSR’s Dr. Matt Bivens on the danger of giving the president the sole authority to launch nuclear weapons.

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