Remembrance Day is about the dead, not the war. The memorial symbol that emerged after World War I expresses this perfectly: the tomb of the unknown soldier.
Nov 11, 2011 to Nov 12, 2011
Diana Krall plaza Nanaimo , BC
Canada49° 9' 57.1824" N, 123° 56' 24.234" W
British Columbia CA
A peace of occupy - Remembrance day at Occupy Nanaimo
U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are appearing more and more on the frontlines -- the frontlines of the Occupy Wall Street protests, that is.
The NDP's public safety critic says Canada's behaviour during the G20 Summit held this summer in Toronto casts serious doubt on the current state of democracy in this country.
How can people say -- and seem to really believe -- that war is not romanticized, sentimentalized, glorified? Remembrance Day has now become Remembrance Week.
My grandfather fought in World War One for naught. I am taxed to the hilt to have my civil liberties suspended for the spectacle of the G20 Summit, which enabled police brutality and civilian abuse.
In 1933 the Women's Cooperative Guild in the U.K. used a white poppy to remember all the casualities of war, not only the soldiers. Teresa Gagne is distributing white poppies in B.C.