We should remember the dead of all sides, the terrible costs of war, and we should also remember that the politicians and the military always justify these wars.
The sight of Tony Blair, who led Britain into the Iraq war and David Cameron, the bomber of Libya, laying wreaths to honor the war dead is nauseating.
It's time to expose the hypocrites sanctioning wars, arms sales and state repression while wearing red poppies and uttering platitudes.
Jeremy Corbyn is under fire for criticising in 2013 the millions of pounds which the UK government was planning to spend marking the 100th anniversary of World War One.
Lindsey German explains why she won't be intimidated by the mania which sees wearing a red poppy as a test of loyalty, a definition of Britishness.