Day was originally inaugurated to celebrate the end of World War
I. President Dwight Eisenhower changed it to Veterans Day at the
height of the Cold War, and it soon became the occasion for celebrating
militarism rather than honoring veterans. Today it is a day of military
parades and mindless nationalism.
of militarism won't get swept away in a day but we're working
toward that goal: the day we can reclaim Armistice Day, and celebrate
an end to the slaughter. But we can't do that without your help.
Please make your tax-deductible donation to Antiwar.com because
it's time to call an armistice and short circuit our foreign policy
of perpetual war.