by Lawrence Wittner
"Are the people of the world condemned to live forever under the heels of the great powers? Or is it still possible to take another step along the road to a peaceful, humane planet?"
by Charles F. Howlett
The history of peace movements, as opposed to fleeting opposition to particular wars, is needed today as never before.
SOURCE: JStor Daily
"Pillsbury and other Garrisonians despised the romanticization of male violence, perhaps partly because they were on the receiving end of so much of it. They derided white southern men as drunkards with a tendency to use harsh violence against both enslaved people and white women."
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
by Michael Kazin
Recent media discussions of Trump's remarks about war veterans and indifference to visiting a World War I memorial should prompt deeper thought about the antiwar movements of the right and left that the Great War created. Opposition to war can be rooted in very different values and advance different ends.
Review of “Antiwar Dissent and Peace Action in World War I America,” Edited by Scott H. Bennett and Charles F. Howlett
by Murray Polner
Every generation needs to be reminded of and taught the heavy price exacted by war.
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