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H. Patricia Hynes

H. Patricia Hynes

H. Patricia Hynes is a retired Professor of Environmental Health from Boston University School of Public Health and current Chair of the Board of the Traprock Center for Peace and Justice. She has written and edited seven books, among them "The Recurring Silent Spring." She writes and speaks on issues of war and militarism with an emphasis on women, the environment, and public health.

Articles by this author

 

How the US Government Segregated America

All of these racist government housing policies and neglect underlie the extreme wealth gap between black and white Americans.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Honor Armistice Day on November 11th as a Day of Peace

The erasure of Armistice Day tragically matched our country’s history of militarism and aggression.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Fukushima: A Lasting Tragedy

Tens years on, the United States, the largest owner of nuclear power plants, still promotes nuclear power as "safe and clean energy."

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Prelude to Tax Day

The biggest Tax Day elephant in the room resides in the 5-sided military mansion, the Pentagon, with its criminally large budget—nearly a trillion dollars each year siphoned from our tax dollars.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


The David and Goliath in Our Time

We have never been so close to nuclear annihilation, in the opinion of many nuclear weapons experts, as today.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


A Pandemic Within the Pandemic

The spread of coronavirus has created a "perfect storm" for violence against women behind closed doors.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


The Atomic Bomb Poets and the Military Realists 75 Years After Nagasaki

May the hibakusha and this generation guide us to global abolition of nuclear weapons.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Women Have Risen to Heroic Heights During Covid-19

Yet, the global pandemic in physical and sexual violence against women continues unabated and worsened during the coronavirus pandemic.

H. Patricia Hynes ·

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