Remembrance Day: challenging the right

The Tory government is working hard to propagate views of history that fit with its agenda of austerity and militarism today, so for Nov. 11 here are a selection of articles that challenge the Tories’ use of Nov. 11 and right-wing interpretations of World Wars I and II:

The misuse of November 11: How the Harper government exploits Remembrance Day

A letter from a British socialist student on why he declined to lay a wreath at his university’s Remembrance Day service (about WW I)

Their war and ours: the people and the Second World War