Articles by Leonard Eiger
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Abolishing Nuclear Weapons – No Utopian Dream
Leonard Eiger & Glen Milner – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024
28 Jan 2024 – The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) went into effect three years ago (on January 22, 2021) making nuclear weapons illegal under international law for the first time in history.→ read full article
Hear the Hibakusha… before It’s Too Late!
Leonard Eiger | Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2023
6 Aug 2023 – Seventy-eight years ago, on 6 Aug 1945, a United States warplane dropped an atomic bomb, which detonated over the city of Hiroshima, Japan early in the morning. Testimony of Tokie Mizuno, Hibakusha of Hiroshima (Recorded in 2010).→ read full article
‘No Guilty Bystander’ Tells the Inspiring Story of Thomas Gumbleton
Leonard Eiger – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2023
6 Jul 2023 – What does it mean to live as a follower of Jesus in the struggle for justice in today’s world? No Guilty Bystander: The Extraordinary Life of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton tells the inspiring story of a bishop who has lived such a life in a world deeply in need of healing.→ read full article
Martin Luther King: Beyond Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan…
Leonard Eiger – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Apr 2023
4 Apr is the day the USA lost a great prophet, truth teller, and leader on nonviolence. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on that day in 1968; exactly one year after he delivered an extraordinary and prophetic speech titled “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.”→ read full article
Nuclear Remembrance Day: A Day to Say Abolish Nuclear Weapons NOW!
Leonard Eiger – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Mar 2023
1Mar 2023 – Today is Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day (‘Bikini’ Day) marking the anniversary of the infamous 1954 US ‘Bravo’ nuclear bomb detonation at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, where the US tested its first deliverable hydrogen bomb.→ read full article
Decommission US Land-Based Nuclear Missiles NOW!
Leonard Eiger | Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Feb 2023
10 Feb 2023 – There has not been any international outcry over the launch of the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile that would carry a thermonuclear warhead. No discussion anywhere by the news media about the test and its implications regarding control of the proliferation of nuclear weapons and disarmament.→ read full article
Remembering the Man Who Saved the World (from a Nuclear War)
Glen Milner and Leonard Eiger – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Feb 2023
The man who saved the world from thermonuclear annihilation in 1962 was born on 30 January 1926.→ read full article
One Person Can Change the World (and Prevent a Nuclear War)
Leonard Eiger and Glen Milner – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Feb 2022
31 Jan 2022 – The very real risks created by the relatively new, low-yield nuclear warhead introduced by the Trump administration, and the story of Vasili Arkhipov who prevented WWIII in a tense moment during the Cuban Missile Crisis.→ read full article
Activism for Life: “Wake Up, the World Is Dying!”
Leonard Eiger | Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jun 2021
Do Something about It! ACTIVISM FOR LIFE is published by Luath Press Ltd., and is available from a number of booksellers. All royalties will go to Trident Ploughshares, a campaign to disarm the UK Trident nuclear weapons system in a nonviolent, open, peaceful and fully accountable manner.→ read full article
National Security or Human Security?
Leonard Eiger – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Apr 2020
10 Apr 2020 – We need to step back and ponder the significance of unfolding events, find humility, and reconsider our direction as a nation. As much as we are hugely overfunded and overprepared militarily, we are grossly underprepared in every way to deal with real, human needs. The coronavirus debacle in our nation is a glaring example of that. A pandemic is a deadly as war, yet the resources committed to pandemic prevention and response are a fraction of the resources we commit to military expenditures.→ read full article