Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Something to Think About . . .

Related Off-site Links:
On This Eleventh Day – Camillo Mac Bica (Truth Out, November 11, 2014).
Veterans for Peace Plan Armistice Day Events in Cities Across the U.S. and in the U.K.Common Dreams (November 11, 2014).
This Veterans Day, Work for Peace – Margaret Benefiel (Sojourners, November 10, 2014).
100 Years After World War One Began, Europe Remembers Its End – Alan Cowell (The New York Times, November 11, 2014).
On Armistice Day in U.K., a Sea of Red Poppies Honors the Fallen – Krishnadev Calamur (NPR News, November 11, 2014).
Armistice Day: Final Tower Poppy Laid as U.K. Honours Fallen – Peter Hunt (BBC News, November 11, 2014).
The History of the Remembrance Poppy – Chris McNab (The Independent, November 10, 2014).
Mother of Iraq Veteran Who Committed Suicide: "Honor the Dead, Heal the Wounded, Stop the Wars"Democracy Now! (May 28, 2012).
Not All Veterans Are Heroes – Jarrod S. Chlapowski (The Huffington Post, November 11, 2014).
Iraq War Veteran, Outspoken War Critic Tomas Young Dead at 34 – Andrea Germanos (Common Dreams, November 11, 2014).
Rest in Peace Tomas Young: He Bore All This Upon His Body – Abby Zimet (Common Dreams, November 11, 2014).
On Eve of Veterans Day, a Former Soldier Speaks Out on Hidden Costs of War from PTSD to SuicideDemocracy Now! (November 10, 2014).
Modern War: A True Global Health Emergency – Claudia Lefko (Common Dreams, November 10, 2014).
The Truth About the Wars – Daniel P. Bolger (The New York Times, November 10, 2014).
"He Wasn't a Superhero But He Was a Hero"A Prince Named Valiant (February 21, 2011).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
All On A Beautiful Morning
Commemorating My Grandfather, Aub Bayly, and the Loss of AHS Centaur
Remembering Wilfred Owen
Doris Lessing on the Challenge to Go Beyond Ideological Slogans
Walking for Peace, Witnessing Against War
The Christmas Truce of 1914
The Tenth Anniversary of the U.S. Invasion of Iraq
Journeying Into the Truth . . . Valiantly, of Course!

Image: Gary Gianni. Text: Mark Schultz. Source: Taken from page 3543 of the Prince Valiant adventure strip, January 2, 2005.

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