Executive Director Evan Krasner Meets with District Director for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

March 26, 2008

Along with representatives of the American Friends Service Committee and Peace Action West, Dr. Krasner met yesterday with House Speaker Pelosi’s District Director, Dan Bernal, to provide a public health perspective in advocating for a quick end to the war in Iraq and a halt to the wasteful and dangerous plans to reinvigorate the U.S….

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SF Bay Area PSR President Robert Gould Testifies At Tracy Hearings For Nuclear “Complex Transformation”

March 20, 2008

The Department of Energy is holding hearings on its so-called “Complex transformation,” a plan to revitalize the nuclear weapons complex at 8 sites across the country, including at Tracy and Livermore. Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President and expert on public health and security issues surrounding nuclear weapons and energy, gave testimony yesterday,…

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SF PSR Steering Committee Member Tom Newman Spearheads Passage of Nuclear Non-proliferation Resolution

March 17, 2008

On March 15, 2008 Dr. Tom Newman successfully advocated passage of resolution 15-SA–Opposing New Nuclear Weapons and Saving the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty–at the American Association of Pediatrics Annual Leadership Forum. Resolved, that the Academy call on the United States and other governments to abandon plans to develop and deploy new nuclear weapons because of the…

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Documentary Film Screening At UC Berkeley Adds a Human Dimension to The Iran Crisis

February 15, 2008

BAM 6.6 February 21, 2008 UC Berkeley Dwinelle Hall Room #145 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM “Bam 6.6 is the story of the human condition. The film weaves together stories of survival, loss, and healing, as we explore the humanity of the Iranian people through the prism of the devastating 2003 earthquake that struck at…

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SF Bay Area Steering Committee Member Jeff Ritterman Hosts Website Featuring Images Of And Art By Iranian Children

February 8, 2008

Children of Iran is a website born of travels undertaken by Physician Jeff Ritterman and his partner, Vivien Feyer, a psychologist and educator. In 2005, they accompanied a delegation of US military families–who had lost loved ones in Iraq–to the Iraq border, and in 2006 they traveled with a citizen diplomacy delegation to Iran, where…

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UCSF Focus The Nation Symposium Featured On Channel 20–KBWB

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February 1, 2008

Focus The Nation held a national teach-in on global climate change at locations across the country yesterday. At UCSF Medical Center talks were given by three members of the SF Bay Area PSR steering committee: President Robert Gould, MD, Vice President Gina Solomon, MD, MPH and Tom Newman, MD, MPH. SF Bay PSR staff manned…

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