Using Flags to Focus on Veteran Suicides

From the New York Times: By JADA F. SMITHMARCH 27, 2014 WASHINGTON — Volunteers in dark green hooded sweatshirts spread out across the National Mall on Thursday, planting 1,892 small American flags in the grass between the Washington Monument and the Capitol. Each flag represented a veteran who had committed suicide… Continue Reading Using Flags to Focus on Veteran Suicides

Citations for flying flags

MCDONOUGH, Ga. – (See video from FOX Atlanta.) Last November, a McDonough business owner may just be vindicated after city officials fined him for flying patriotic flags above his restaurant. A McDonough business owner tells FOX 5 he was just trying to show his patriotic spirit and give thanks to… Continue Reading Citations for flying flags

New Zealand to hold referendum on new, ‘post-colonial’ flag

Prime minister John Key, who favours a silver fern design, promises voters the chance to ‘acknowledge our independence’ Toby Manhire in Auckland theguardian.com, Monday 10 March 2014 21.39 EDT New Zealanders are to be given the chance to jettison the most visible remaining symbol of their colonial past in a referendum… Continue Reading New Zealand to hold referendum on new, ‘post-colonial’ flag