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 Suicide – Democracy 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.