Monthly Archives: June 2016

The right to bear courage

Robert Koehler

“Behind the “right to bear arms” lies concealed the right to make money. You know, a lot of it.
The right to . . .”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Huffington Post, Truthout, Common Dreams, Common Wonders Blog, The Raven Foundation, Sierra County Prospect, LA Progressive, Gilmer Free Press, Tacoma Weekly, RICentral
Date: June 29,30,July 5,7,9,31,2016
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The Nonviolent History of American Independence


“Often minimized in our history books, the tactics of nonviolent action played a powerful role in achieving American Independence from British rule. Benjamin Naimark-Rowse wrote, “the lesson we learn of a democracy forged in the crucible…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Pace e Bene, Chicago Activism, Charleston Gazette-Mail, Boulder Weekly, Pagosa Daily Post, Antiwar, The Johnstown Breeze, Sierra County Prospect
Date: June 28,29,30,July 4,2016
747 Words

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Is Brexit the end of the world?


“To judge from a New York Times front-page article that appeared two days after the British vote to withdraw from the EU, the entire post-World War II global financial and political structure that the United States…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Mel Gurtov Blog, Chicago Activism, Sierra County Prospect, The Johnstown Breeze, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Daily Times, Times of Earth
Date: June 27,28,29,July 4,2016
1077 Words

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The Time for Silence is Over: Grasping the Reality of Nonviolence


“With a rainbow pin on his lapel, signifying–on that day at least–the most recent gun massacre in the United States, Congressman John Lewis made an impassioned cri de coeur before members of Congress and the people…”

Stephanie Van Hook
Published in: Grassroots Press, Waging Nonviolence, Counterpunch, Metta Center for Nonviolence, Chicago Activism, Newberry Observer, Dinamicas SUL-SUR
Date: June 26,27,28,2016
1465 Words

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Up Against the Wall

Winslow Myers2

“Everything on our small planet affects everything else. This interdependence is more a harsh reality than a New Age bromide. A diminishing few may still deny human agency in climate instability, but they can hardly…”

Winslow Myers
Published in: World Beyond War, Counterpunch, Chicago Activism, Sierra County Prospect
Date: June 25,27,28,29,2016
907 Words

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Helen Keller: Socialist, Pacifist, Women’s & Workers’ Rights Advocate


“The name Helen Keller conjures up, for many people, a deaf-blind-mute girl learning to communicate via sign language. It is a scene straight out of “The Miracle Worker,” the biographical play recounting Anne Sullivan’s role”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Hutchinson Leader, Transcend Media Service, Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, World Beyond War, Portside
Date: June 24,27,29,2016
530 Words

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