...The only appropriate way to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of a world war which led to the deaths of 16 million and the maiming or wounding of 27 million more is with shame and disgrace. It was a crime perpetrated by governments and the ruling elites upon the ordinary people who suffered and died for the arrogance of those who believed they had the right to rule...
...All you need to do is to wear a white feather during the month long commemoration of the centenary of start of World War I this August. The bonnie white feather represents peace, freedom from the manipulations of a Westminster which glorifies war, and the right of the small nation of Scotland to choose its own destiny. It represents the wish that never again will our youth perish in foreign lands for the glory and vanity of politicians.
The Bonnie White Feather Club - full article on Paul Kavanagh's Wee Ginger Dug blog.
June 2014 - Reclaiming the White Feather
White Feather WW1 - Celebrating war resisters, conscientious objectors, and all those fighting militarism during WW1 and today - reclaiming white feather pride in Glasgow.