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Apr
22
Garrett Reppenhaggen: Democracy & War
By History Colorado Center Reservations

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“War is the health of the state,” said Randolph Bourne. Can the same be said for “Democracy”, too? Founding member of Iraq Veterans Against the War and executive director of Veterans For Peace, Reppenhaggen discusses the prospect for democracy during perpetual war.

About Garrett Reppenhaggen

Garret Reppenhagen is the son of a Vietnam Veteran and grandson of two World War II Veterans. He served in the U.S. Army as a Cavalry/Scout Sniper in the 1st Infantry Division, completing a deployment in Kosovo on a nine-month peacekeeping mission and a combat tour in Baquaba, Iraq. He received an Honorable Discharge in May of 2005. Reppenhaggen is currently the executive director of Veterans For Peace.

 

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This Is What Democracy Looks Like Speaker Series

Revealing how democracy rises and falls in our communities, this series aims to cut through the tumult and focus our attention on the fundamental questions of government for all.