A century of technological advance may separate the machine gun from the drone, but in many ways they are the same.
Matthew Rothschild only hopes to live long enough to hear a US President speak honestly about war. But he says, Obama, mouthing trite euphemisms about the honor of dying for ‘freedom.’ sure won’t.
While much of the poetry of the First World War chimed with later protestations about war and pacifism, its composers, deserve also to be as well-known
If the 17 million people slaughtered in that ‘war to end all wars’ were suddenly to tell us their feelings, they would prefer to be remembered by fields full of larks than military march-pasts.
The firmest supporters of austerity, arms spending, and imperialist war are also enthusiastic cheerleaders for revisionist rewriting of First World War history.
Women found new independence and showed themselves and the rest of society that they could do jobs that before the war would have been unthinkable.