Celebrate Armistice Day – Wage Peace With Renewed Energy!

By Gerry Condon, Popular Resistance. -

November 11 is Armistice Day, marking the 1918 armistice that ended the First World War, on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” Horrified by the industrial slaughter of [...]

On Armistice Day, Work For And Celebrate Peace

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Today is Armistice Day - the day that World War I, a brutal and devastating war, ended. After World War I, people hoped nothing like that would ever happen again and a large peace movement [...]

As A Veteran, I Refuse To Celebrate War

By Rory Fanning, Truthout. -

As a veteran who is also an antiwar activist, I find Veterans Day to be a toxic holiday. On Veterans Day, we are asked to ignore all the horrors of U.S. militarism for the “sake” of the veteran — [...]

Treaty Of Versailles Gave Us War Without End

By Mike Ferner, Popular Resistance. -

Historians debate to what extent the Treaty of Versailles was responsible for Hitler’s march to World War II, but there can be little doubt that the treaty ending the “War to End All Wars” [...]

At The State Capitol, Bells Toll For Peace

By Roger Ehrlich, newsobserver.com -

By Roger Ehrlich for The News & Observer - Ninety-nine years ago, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, bells tolled around the world, and people poured into public squares to [...]

On Armistice Day, Let’s Celebrate Peace

By Kathy Kelly, www.vcnv.org -

By Kathy Kelly for Voices for Creative Nonviolence. Wilfred Owen, an English poet who was killed in action exactly one week before the Armistice that finally ended World War I was signed, wrote [...]

Armistice Day

By Staff, www.veteransforpeace.org -

By Staff of Veterans for Peace - Veterans For Peace calls on all members and all peace-loving people to take a stand for peace this Armistice (aka Veterans Day), Saturday November 11. We call for [...]

Armistice Day 99 Years On And The Need For Peace

By David Swanson, www.worldbeyondwar.org -

By David Swanson for World Beyond Wars - Believe it or not, November 11th was not made a holiday in order to celebrate war, support troops, cheer the 17th year of occupying Afghanistan, thank [...]

Peace Advocate Climbs U.S. Navy Satellite Dish In Sicily

By David Swanson, www.davidswanson.org -

By David Swanson for It's Time for Democracy - On the morning of Armistice Day, November 11, 2015, longtime peace activist Turi Vaccaro climbed to where you see him in the photo above. He brought [...]