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Calculate Your Community’s Nuclear Spending!

This fiscal year, the United States spent $74.746 billion dollars on our nuclear weapons program, with $9.7 billion of that coming from Californians, and $2.3 billion coming from Los Angeles County alone! These funds would be better spent addressing the public health,...

NEW STUDY: Rapid COVID-19 Spread in CA Linked to Unsafe Working Conditions at Fast-food Restaurants

A new study released Monday by Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Los Angeles finds that fast-food workplace transmission of COVID-19 has likely been a significant, ongoing contributor to the spread of the disease throughout California during the last year of the pandemic, particularly among the workers of color who make up the vast majority of the state’s fast-food workforce.

The 2021 Community Cost Calculator is Here!

Are you curious about how much you and your community spent on nuclear weapons this year? Every April, Dr. Bob Dodge, President of PSR-LA’s Board, calculates the full cost of all nuclear weapons programs to our communities. For FY 2021, Los Angeles County...

PSR-LA Stands in Solidarity With The AAPI Community

All of us at PSR-LA are devastated and angered by the increase in hate crimes against the  Asian American Pacific Islander community, and in particular, the most recent killing of eight individuals, six of whom were Asian American women, at three different spas...