Is Anti-Militarism Unpatriotic?

June 2024

On Armed Forces Day 2024, we examine the incentives behind these events. Where did Armed Forces Day come from and what is it trying to achieve?

Armed Forces Day is a display of militarism. Branded as ‘family fun’ days, it fails to address the grim realities of war, and acts as a soft recruitment tool, allowing children to handle weapons and play on military vehicles.

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