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11 April 2018

Welcome to the discussion, professor Pinker

Rachel Bronson

In his Bulletin interview, in fact, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker calls for “more collaboration with psychologists, people in my field,” and on this point, it is easy to agree wholeheartedly. Scientists, security experts, journalists, artists, civic leaders, psychologists—all are needed to get involved, to help us get this right. If at the end of the day, this is really the nub of his critique, then his concerns are quite easy to address. Come join us, Steven Pinker. We welcome you to the discussion. There is a seat at our table. See you in November?

25 September 2017
AmericasMiddle East

Do Flynn’s nuclear dealings top Manafort’s Kurdish referendum?

Rachel Bronson

In what seems to be a competition among former Trump officials to see who can best undermine long-term American interests in the Middle East, the past few weeks have been a doozy to watch.

6 April 2017

Passion, by design

Rachel Bronson

Renowned graphic designer Michael Bierut created much of the Bulletin’s current visual look and feel. He also created the near-perfect logo—the letter H with a horizontal arrow integrated and driving forward—for Hillary Clinton’s less-than-perfect 2016 presidential campaign. In a recent Design Observer piece, Bierut explains the equally surprising journey during which the Hillary 2016 logo went from panned to praised to past tense.

28 May 2016

Rachel Bronson on PBS NewsHour

Rachel Bronson

President Barack Obama used his unprecedented visit to Hiroshima to call attention to the grave threat nuclear weapons still pose to the world. The Bulletin’s Executive Director and Publisher Rachel Bronson appeared on PBS’s NewsHour alongside former Assistant Secretary of State Stephen Rademaker to discuss that threat and the president’s nuclear legacy. Watch the segment now.

3 April 2016

"Command and Control," terrifying soon at a theater near you

Rachel Bronson

Eric Schlosser’s new documentary film, Command and Control, will be publicly released later this year. When it comes to a theater near you, run to see it. It is that good.

3 February 2016

Why the Doomsday Clock matters

Rachel Bronson

Renowned graphic designer Michael Bierut has called the Bulletin’s Doomsday Clock the most powerful piece of information design of the 20th century, and last week’s Clock announcement showed its impact to have continued—and grown—well into the 21st.

2 January 2016

The nuclear agreement that Iran and six major world powers signed in 2015 has focused the international community’s attention on Middle Eastern nuclear politics.

5 August 2015
AmericasAsiaEurope/RussiaMiddle East

Hiroshima and the Iran agreement

Rachel Bronson

The Hiroshima anniversary provides an opportunity to reflect on lessons learned (or not learned) from nuclear war and seven decades of trying to prevent its recurrence, and to apply that knowledge to the current situation in the Middle East

16 July 2015

The start of the nuclear age

Rachel Bronson

Looking back, and forward, on the 70th anniversary of the Trinity detonation