Armistice Day

Celebrating peace: A work in progress

“Veterans For Peace, an organization that speaks truth to war like nobody else, is attempting to reclaim Armistice Day, the Nov. 11 holiday that was flipped on its head 65 years ago when it was renamed Veterans Day…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, PeaceWorker, Free Press, Bainbridge Island Review, Pagosa Springs Colorado Daily Post, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Smirking Chimp, Conscious Life News, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press
Date: 2019: November 13, 14, 17, 23, December 17
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Armistice Day First

“It gets harder to commemorate World War I, because of time and the public’s embrace of, or indifference to, a permanent war economy. About the Great War British novelist H.G. Wells wrote on August 14, 1914, “This is already the vastest war in history. … For this is now a war for peace…”

John LaForge
Published in: The Argus Observer, Antiwar, Nuke Watch Info, The Reader Weekly, Pagosa Daily Post, The Russophile, Common Dreams, Cranston Herald, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Gilmer Free Press, The Smirking Chimp, Johnston Sunrise
Date: November 8,10,11,12,13,14,18,25,2018
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Repurpose 11 November

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“The origins of Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day, were all about ending war, marking the signing of a ceasefire to begin to halt the destruction of World War I. That signing occurred on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918. Since the vast majority of war dead in World War I were military, it was inaugurated as a commemoration of their service and sacrifice.”

Author: Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Sierra County Prospect
Eureka Spring News
Gilmer Free Press
Grassroots Press
Truth Out
Battle Creek Enquirer
Pagosa Daily Post
Date: November 10,11,12,18,2015

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