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Probe Reveals Unpublicized Accidents at Nuclear Facilities

A series of investigative reports by the Center for Public Integrity reveals a number of unpublicized accidents at U.S. nuclear weapons facilitites, including avoidable radiation exposures. Read More

"'the bomb': Film Review | Berlin 2017"

The Hollywood Reporter
Related Grantee: Women Make Movies
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Doomsday Clock Moves to Two and a Half Minutes to Midnight

For the first time in the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board has moved the hands of the iconic clock 30 seconds closer to midnight. Read More
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The World Doesn’t Need More Nuclear Weapons

In a talk at TEDWomen 2016, Erika Gregory, managing director of the MacArthur-supported N Square Collaborative, argues that the next generation must address the unfinished challenge of disarmament started decades ago. Read More
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The Nuclear Age: Command and Control

In this video, Eric Schlosser is interviewed about his research by MacArthur Foundation Nuclear Challenges Director Emma Belcher at a recent event at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read More

"The Case for No-First-Use"

Cipher Brief
Related Grantee: Arms Control Association
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Making Nuclear Risk a Salient Social Issue

A study by the FrameWorks Institute details several recommendations for more effectively engaging the public and involving influencers in public discourse about the risk posed by nuclear weapons and materials. Read More
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Progress on Nuclear Disarmament, Nonproliferation Inadequate

A study by the Arms Control Association finds the United States failed to make progress on key nuclear disarmament issues over the last three years, but did achieve important steps on nuclear materials security and strengthening ... Read More
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Report Examines Prospects of Nuclear Proliferation in Middle East

This MacArthur-supported report explores the likelihood that, in the wake of the Iran deal, regional countries will pursue their own nuclear weapons programs. Read More

Staff

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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Jasmine Walker

Team Administrator
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Emma Belcher

Director
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Janice A. Dunbar

Grants Manager
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Theo Kalionzes

Program Officer
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Angela Schlater

Program Officer

Megan Wildebour

Team Coordinator
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Sean Harder

Communications Officer
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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer