World War I, the “war to end all war,” broke out on this day 99 years ago. So we’re going to feature some anti-war music today. Let’s start with Black Sabbath performing “War Pigs” in Paris in 1970.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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