Public Health and Social Jusitce

War and Peace

war.jpgArticles and slide shows on militarism, war, peace, nuclear weapons, terrorism, rape in war, genocide, and violence against women in the military (see below).

The Public Health Working Group on the Primary Prevention of War is an interdisciplinary group of academics and practitioners from 20 universities, all committed to preventing – rather than reacting – to war. For resources relevant to teaching about war and armed conflict in public health, including articles, syllabi, reading lists, and more, go to https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/hagopian/45591/329320. To learn more about the group, its article in the American Journal of Public Health, and how to contact its members, please follow the link above.

Slide Shows:

Building the Peace – Approach to Iraq – J Pearson, OR PSR
Slide show covering consequences of War in Iraq, possibilities for peace, by Dr John Pearson, Oregon PSR

Causes, costs, and consequences of war and militarism – short version
Shorter (1/2 hr) version of Public Health, War, and Militarism (below)

Chemical Weapons, Syria, and Need for a Middle East WMD-Free Zone – Bob Gould
Slide show from 2014 National Physicians for Social Responsibility President, Dr Robert Gould

*Consequences of War & Militarism
Slide show on health, economic, and environmental consequences of war and militarism; also covers historical epidemiology of warfare, WMDs, current wars, and U.S. military and foreign policy

Environmental and Public Health Impacts of Nuclear Power – Bob Gould
Slide show 2014 National Physicians for Social Responsibility President, Dr Robert Gould

Environmental and Public Health Impacts Nuclear Weapons – Bob Gould
Slide show from 2014 National Physicians for Social Responsibility President, Dr Robert Gould

Geneva Conventions and Human Rights During Wartime – Jeff Spike
Slide show on Geneva Conventions and Human Rights During Wartime from Dr. Jeff Spike

George W Bush’s Military Record.ppt
Overview of George W Bush’s military record

*human subject experimentation – nazis – present
Slide show on human subject experimentation in the 20th Century, emphasizing WW II Germany and Japan

Landmines and Cluster Bombs – Oregon PSR
Slide show on landmines, cluster bombs, and the Mine Ban Treaty, from Oregon PSR

Militarism and American Culture: Video Slide Show from Ed Ferguson/Terri Shofner, First Unitarian Church Portland Oregon: Available at http://vimeo.com/20224871

Military sexual trauma – evaluation and management, by E Stinson
Detailed slide show from therapist and advocate Elizabeth Stinson

Nuclear Iran and U.S. Response – C Thomasson, OR PSR
Slide show covering historical and contemporary issues relevant to U.S.-Iran relations and possible responses to a nuclear Iran, by Dr Catherine Thomasson, Oregon PSR

*Public Health, War, and Militarism
Slide show covering the history and epidemiology of war, major public health issues, and the economic, health, and environmental consequences of enormous military expenditures; includes suggestions for promoting peace, photography, and famous quotes and poems

Sanctions as war – the cases of Iraq and Iran – Sammy Almashat
Sanctions as a tool of war, case studies of Iraq and Iran, unquestioned assumptions fueling near total concensus in US, by Sammy Almashat, Public Citizen

*Violence Against Women in the Military
Slide show covering violence against women in the military, covering both active duty military and veterans

*War and Peace in Literature and Photography
Slide show with famous quotes, some poems, and photos relevant to war and peace

War Prayer, by Mark Twain
Powerpoint version of powerful anti-war poem suitable for readings with large audiences

*War, Rape and Genocide
Slide show on war, rape, and genocide, with historical perspectives and an overview of Darfur, Sudan

Articles:

acute rad syndrome – Ann Int Med ltr.doc
Letter re acute radiation syndrome and medical education

Bioterrorism Curriculum Too Limited – Acad Med ltr.doc
Letter re medical education covering militarism, war, and peace

Caring for Active Duty Military Personnel in the Private Sector – Waitzkin and Noble, 3-09
Article reprinted from Social Medicine, 3-09

Cessation of Military Recruiting in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools (APHA Policy Statement – Amy Hagopian): http://www.apha.org/advocacy/policy/policysearch/default.htm?id=1445

child soldier – People Mag lte.doc
Unpublished brief letter re US use of child soldier in Iraq

Comments on Bush re-election – LO Rev 2004.doc
Editorial re prospects for the US in the wake of the re-election of George W Bush

Cultural Roots of Peace and Violence – Maranowski, 2011
Winning essay in Oregon PSR’s Greenfield Essay Contest for high school students, by Erica Maranowski, 2011

Call for the destruction of smallpox virus stores
Call for destruction of smallpox virus stores from AJPH

health effects of war and med literature
Abstract re health effects of war and the medical literature

hiroshima – Oregonian editorial 2001.doc
Editorial re legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and current US nuclear policy, 2001

Hiroshima editorial – LO Review 2006.doc
Editorial re legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and current US nuclear policy, 2006

hiroshima editorial – PDX Tribune 2002.doc
Editorial re legacy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and current US nuclear policy, 2002

Hirsohima Day psr 2006 speech.doc
Outline of Hiroshima Day speech, 2006

*Internists and bioterror prevention – JGIM lte 2007.doc
Letter re prevention of bioterrorism, prevention of war, promotion of peace, and medical education

*Medical Impacts of Hiroshima
In Okuda ST (with Vergun P), A Dimly Burning Wick: Memoir from the Ruins of Hiroshima (New York: Algora Publishing, 2008); chapter by Vergun R, Vergun P, Thomasson C, Donohoe MT. [A brief summary of the medical impacts of Hiroshima.]

Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator – LO Review 7-05.doc
Editorial on robust nuclear earth penetrator

*Role of public health in the prevention of war: rationale and competencies. Am J Publ Hlth 2014(6):e34-e47 – Wiist W, Barker K, Arya N, Rohde J, Donohoe M, White S, Lubens P, Gorman G, Hagopian A. Article and supplemental material available through the American Journal of Public Health at http://ajph.aphapublications.org/toc/ajph/104/6 or contact Martin Donohoe through the phsj website at martindonohoe@phsj.org.

Sept 11 and war – PDX Tribune.doc
Editorial on the invasion of Iraq after 9/11

Uppsala Code of Ethics for Scientists
Gustafsson, Ryden, Tibell, and Wallensteen, J Peace Research, 1984

*Violence Against Women in the Military – Medscape.doc
Article on violence against women in the military

*War and Peace in Literature and Photography
List of novels, poems, non-fiction works, and photography websites relevant to war and peace

war and the medical literature 1997.doc
Unpublished research study on articles relevant to war and peace in the medical literature

War Prayer – Mark Twain
Posthumously-published, powerful anti-war narrative by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

*War, Rape, and Genocide – Medscape.doc
Article on war, rape, and genocide, with historical perspectives and an overview of Darfur, Sudan

Television/YouTube:

*War and peace, Conversations with Dr. Don (cable television program), September, 2013. Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmGy8HmibWU&feature=c4-overview&list=UUfi1QHZLKx3ESeO0GrdeO2Q.

War and Global Health Conference Recap (University of Washington, 2010): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wmbcEFVU_8&feature=youtu.be

Course Syllabus:

War and Health (NextGenU): http://www.nextgenu.org/course/view.php?id=91#0

External Links (see also “Human Rights” on the External Links page):

American Friends Service Committee: http://www.afsc.org/

American Psychologist (Special Issue on Peace Psychology, 10-13): http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/special/4016810.aspx

Anti-war films: http://www.flickchart.com/charts?genre=Anti-War+Film.

Beneath the Blindfold (award-winning film about torture survivors): http://beneaththeblindfold.com/

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: http://thebulletin.org/

Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World: http://nuclearweaponsfree.org/

Campaign for Peace and Democracy: http://www.cpdweb.org/

Campus Anti-War Network: http://campusantiwar.net/

Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: http://armscontrolcenter.org/

Center for Global Nonkilling: http://www.nonkilling.org/

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: http://www.cbpp.org/

Code Pink: http://www.codepink4peace.org/

Correlates of War: http://www.correlatesofwar.org/

Cost of War: http://costofwar.com/en/

Drone Census (at MuckRock.com): https://www.muckrock.com/drone-census/

Emergency International: http://www.emergency.it/en-index.html

Emergency USA (Life Support for Civilian Victims of War and Poverty): http://www.emergencyusa.org/

Famous Poets and Poems – Peace Poetry: http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/thematic_poems/peace_poems.htmlFood not Bombs: http://www.foodnotbombs.net/

Global Campaign for Peace Education: http://www.peace-ed-campaign.org/newsletter/index.html

Global Doctors: http://www.global-doctors.org/cms/

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space: http://www.space4peace.org/

Goya’s “Disasters of War” (see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470451/) and “The Third of May, 1808” (see http://www.themasterpiececards.com/famous-paintings-reviewed/bid/41942/Famous-Paintings-The-Third-of-May-1808).

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility: http://psr.igc.org/index.html

Hanford Watch: http://www.hanfordwatch.org/

Harvard Injury Control Research Center: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/research/hicrc/index.html

International Action Center: http://www.iacenter.org/ 

International Action Network on Small Arms: http://www.iansa.org/

International Campaign to Ban Landmines: http://www.icbl.org/

International Network of Museums for Peace: http://www.dev.museumsforpeace.org/

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War: http://www.ippnw.org/

International War Veterans’ Poetry Archives: http://iwvpa.net/

Iraq Body Count: http://www.iraqbodycount.org/

James Nachtwey’s war photography: http://www.jamesnachtwey.com/.

Matthew Brady’s civil war photographs. See http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/collections/72157622495226723/.

Medical Association for the Prevention of War (Australia): http://www.mapw.org.au/

Medical Peace Work (includes online courses): http://www.medicalpeacework.org/

Medicine, Conflict and Survival: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/mcs

Military Toxics Project: http://www.miltoxproj.org/

Nagasaki Museum of Peace: http://www.d3.dion.ne.jp/~okakinen/English/indexE.htm

National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund: http://www.peacetaxfund.org/

National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth: http://www.nnomy.org/

National Peace Academy: http://www.nationalpeaceacademy.us/

National Priorities Project: http://www.nationalpriorities.org/

Neil Arya’s website and course syllabi covering global health, environmental health, and war and peace: http://environment.uwaterloo.ca/ers/faculty/narya/index.html

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s Peace Poems: http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/issues/peace-&-war/start/peace-poems/

Nuclear Free Planet: http://www.nuclearfreeplanet.org/

Oregon PeaceWorks: http://www.oregonpeaceworks.org/site/index.php

Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility: http://www.oregonpsr.org/

Peace Caucus (APHA) Blog: http://www.peacecaucus.org/

Peaceful Societies (Alternatives to Violence and War): http://www.peacefulsocieties.org/

Pegasus Conference: Peace, Global Health, and Sustainability: http://www.pegasusconference.ca/

Physicians for Global Survival, Canada: http://www.pgs.ca/

Physicians for Social Responsibility: http://www.psr.org/

Picasso’s “Guernica” (see http://www.pablopicasso.org/guernica.jsp)

Poems for Peace: http://poetry.about.com/od/ourpoemcollections/a/poemsforpeace.htm

Poems of War and Remembrance: http://poetry.about.com/od/ourpoemcollections/a/poemsofwar.htm

Poets Against the War: http://www.poetsagainstthewar.org/

Poetry on Peace: http://www.wisdomportal.com/Peace/Peace-Poetry.html

Reintegration of war-affected young mothers: http://www.uwyo.edu/girlmotherspar/

Robert Capa’s war photography: http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAGO31_10_VForm&ERID=24KL535353

Safeguarding Health in Conflict – Protecting Health Workers, Services, and Infrastructure: http://www.safeguardinghealth.org/

School of the Americas Watch: http://www.soaw.org/

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute: http://www.sipri.org/

Student Physicians for Social Responsibility: http://www.psr.org/chapters/student-chapters/

Sunshine Project: http://www.sunshine-project.org/

Surviving Gun Violence: http://survivinggunviolence.org/

Teaching Peace (Resources from Yes! Magazine): http://www.yesmagazine.org/for-teachers/curriculum/resources-for-teaching-peace

Treasury of War Poetry: http://www.geocities.com/~bblair/toc_twp.htm

United for Peace and Justice: http://www.unitedforpeace.org/

Uppsala Conflict Data Program: http://www.pcr.uu.se/research/UCDP/

U.S. Committee to Ban Land Mines.  URL:http://www.banminesusa.org

US Holocaust Memorial Museum: http://www.ushmm.org/

US Institute of Peace: http://www.usip.org/

US Military Medicine in War on Terror Prisons Database: http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/OathBetrayed/index.html

W Eugene Smith’s war photography: http://www.leegallery.com/eugene-smith/eugene-smith-photography.

War Poems at Poets’ Corner: http://poetry.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=poetry&cdn=education&tm=5&gps=180_23_1115_787&f=00&su=p897.6.336.ip_&tt=2&bt=0&bts=1&zu=http%3A//www.theotherpages.org/poems/SubjIdx/war.html%23table

War Poetry: http://war-poets.blogspot.com/

War Poetry Contest (Winning Writers): http://www.winningwriters.com/contests/war/wa_guidelines.php

War Poetry Website: http://www.warpoetry.co.uk/

War Profiteers: http://www.corpwatch.org/section.php?id=176

War Resisters League: http://www.warresisters.org/

Women’s Action for New Directions: http://www.wand.org/wand_home.htm

Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace: http://www.wam-peace.org/english/

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom: http://www.wilpf.org/

World Can’t Wait: http://www.worldcantwait.net/

World Peace Society’s Peace Poetry: http://worldpeace.org.au/poems.asp