Tag Archives: Armistice Day

Reclaiming Armistice Day: A Day to Perpetuate Peace

Those of us who know war are compelled to work for peace.

Armistice Day Bell Ringing, VFP Chapter 27

Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, Bell Ringing on Armistice Day

Evergreene Digest: Why doesn’t the US observe Armistice Day? We’re more comfortable with war than peace.

The United States should be celebrating its 95th Armistice Day [2014], pausing as a nation to think about the terrible costs of war – including the loss of so many lives. Unfortunately, we replaced it with a very different holiday.

▶ Sarah Jarosz: Ring Them Bells

Rise Up Times dedicates this song to Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, Minneapolis, Minnesota Published on Jan 10, 2013 Sarah Jarosz’s acoustic performance of “Ring Them Bells” for Vanguard and Sugar Hill Record’s The Americana Sessions recorded and taped at Minutia Studios in Nashville, TN. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check […]

Evergreene Digest: 100 Years of Homeless Veterans

Armistice Day had to be expanded to include those slaughtered in WW2, Korea, Vietnam, the first Gulf War, Iraq, Afghanistan, and countless other minor U.S. “incursions.” Jeff Dietrich, Catholic Agitator August, 2014 | They were street-dirty, with long stringy hair and grease-   clothes in the way that men are who live on the streets, drink […]

Evergreene Digest: Local Vets for Peace Chapter is Banned From Duluth’s Memorial Day Parade

The episode reminded me of why I lost interest in attending Memorial Day and Armistice Day (now re-labelled Veteran’s Day) events and parades a long time ago. “I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.”– Dwight D. Eisenhower The […]

Marie Braun> Acceptance Speech, FOR Award for Peace and Justice Work

On November 11, 2012 Marie and John Braun received an award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation for their peace and justice work and particularly for maintaining a pro-peace, antiwar vigil on the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Fellowship of Reconciliation Award Acceptance Marie Braun […]