Back in September I had a good moan about some students here sticking a bunch of American flags in the ground to commorate September 11th, 2001.
Desert Donkey just gave me a pointer to a far better use of little flags. At the University of Oregon a group is setting out flags to represent those killed in the fiasco in Iraq – red for American soldiers and white for Iraqis. Very powerful stuff. There’s a nice photo essay that does an excellent job of giving a sense of the thing, and I definitely recommend it; the photo below is one such image: