Tag Archives: World War I
Bob Dylan: With God on Our Side
With God on Our Side Oh my name it ain’t nothin’ My age it means less The country I come from Is called the Midwest I was taught and brought up there The laws to abide And that land that I live in Has God on its side Oh, the history books tell it They […]
Freedom Rider: The Legacy of 1918, by Margaret Kimberley
Donald Trump is a racist boor, but the European leaders he snubbed are unreconstructed imperialists whose nations have enslaved and slaughtered tens of millions. “They relinquished colonies in Africa and Asia but kept them dependent through a variety of means.” Margaret Kimberley Black Agenda Report November 14, 2018 Donald Trump’s boorishness and stupidity always ruffle feathers […]
Benjamin Britten’s ‘War Requiem’ with poetry by Wilfred Owen
What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?
— Only the monstrous anger of the guns.
Only the stuttering rifles’ rapid rattle
Can patter out their hasty orisons.
When the world outlawed war . . . the Kellogg-Briand Pact
At the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Peace Bridge with Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27 Bell Ringing Walking Across the bridge with flags unfurled Coleen at the bridge with peace signs on the anniversary of the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact