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History's Grim Irony: New WWI Memorial Will Stand Where War's Jobless Veterans Fought Eviction

Glen Craney | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Glen Craney

Eight decades before the Occupy Wall Street movement, another protest of occupation, launched in the shadows of the Capitol, pitted the U.S. Army against its own American veterans from the Forgotten War.

Gratitude on the Artist's Journey: Sabin Howard and the World War I Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 01.27.2017 | Arts
Traci L. Slatton

We do it hoping to reach and to serve a larger audience with our talents, not just for financial gain, but because it is the ultimate fulfillment of talent to be used in service to a larger cause.

A Rendezvous With History

Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff | Posted 04.05.2015 | Home
Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff

Despite drastically different duties and daily lives following the war's outbreak, American diplomats, reporters, and civilians in France recorded their rendez-vous with history and their reactions.

On Centennial, Seven Harvard Scholars List Lessons of WWI -- And How They Might Apply Today

Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.30.2014 | Home
Nathan Gardels

This week marks the centennial of the outbreak of World War I. WorldPost contributors such as Walter Russell Mead and Artyom Lukin have asked whether events in 2014 parallel those of 1914. Here, seven scholars from the Belfer Center at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government offer the historical lessons they see.

WWI Liturgy Will Atone For Outbreak Of ‘The Great War'

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Half a world away from Europe, where World War I erupted 100 years ago next week (July 28), Washington National Cathedral will mark the occasion...

WW1 Portraits Made From People

Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts

In the dead heat of July in 1918, 18,000 officers and soldiers gathered at Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa, in a strange formation: they assembled as Lad...

The Eleventh Commandment

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stephen Gyllenhaal

It would have been nice and convenient if God had made it all a little clearer, like an Eleventh Commandment that said "thou shalt not be killed."

War Dead

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger