Vox Populi

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Jamie Rowan: Memorial Day | Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

An estimated 45,000 veterans are homeless on any given night, and 181,500 veterans are in prison or jail.

May 25, 2020 · 2 Comments

John Samuel Tieman: To mourn the man by name

Guillaume Apollinaire As we approach the 100th¬†anniversary of the end of World War I, it is easy to think of all that as distant. Distant and perhaps overwhelming with its … Continue reading

May 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Samuel Tieman: The Break-in

for the wives of war veterans there’s no particular way to hold the past in one hand but she knew his medals were in the drawer he never opened she … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Greg Laxer: Letter to the American Dead of the Vietnam War

Veterans For Peace, an organization of which I’ve been a member since 2013, has called for veterans (as well as civilians) affected by the Vietnam War to write a letter … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

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