Peace and Justice


LTE: Heartening progress on nuclear warhead freeze

Re: Oct. 10 article, “US, Russia said close to deal on nuclear warhead freeze.” https://www.statesman.com/opinion/20201016/letters-to-editor-october-16-2020 Hidden on an inner page of today’s Statesman, there was a glimmer of hope in a dark time. U.S. and Russian diplomats are coming together to discuss a freeze on nuclear warheads. The New START treaty expires in February, and this compact would be strengthened by this addition. Consideration is being made to include China, which is heartening. The current number of missiles and nuclear warheads adds to ...

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Statement on Police Violence and Systemic Racism

The murder of George Floyd and other acts of violence against people of color are exposing the damage caused by institutional racism. Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility (Texas PSR) stands with health professionals who have long argued that police violence and systemic racism are a public health issue. View National PSR's full statement here: https://www.psr.org/…/statement-on-the-killing-of-george-f…/ #blacklivesmatter

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Physicians for Social Responsibility Official Statement

Physicians for Social Responsibility: "The U.S. Assassination of Major General Qassem Suleimani Underscores the Urgent Need to Reenter the Iran Deal" https://www.psr.org/blog/2020/01/03/physicians-for-social-responsibility-the-u-s-assassination-of-major-general-qassem-suleimani-underscores-the-urgent-need-to-reenter-the-iran-deal/

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Standing up for Human Rights

Children's rights are human rights and human rights are children's rights. We have an innate understanding of what is right and what is wrong. Regardless of politics or immigration policy,  there is something fundamentally wrong with tearing young children away from their mothers and their families. No end should justify this particular means. The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) is a research study conducted by the American health maintenance organization Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study has demonstrated an ...

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