Monthly Archives: September 2017

The courage to kneel

Robert Koehler

“Kneel, touch the earth.
“Oh say can you see . . . ”
The anthem starts. I can feel the courage . . . of Colin Kaepernick, the (then) San Francisco 49ers quarterback who refused to stand…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: LA Progressive, Free Press, Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, The Raven Foundation, Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Common Wonders Blog, Huffington Post, Pagosa Daily Post, Truthout, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: September 23,27,28,29,October 3,13,2017
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Today is the day


“Today, September 26, is the International Day for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons. This day, first proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013…”

Robert F. Dodge, M.D.
Published in: Sierra County Prospect, Antiwar, Common Dreams, World Beyond War, The Smirking Chimp, Al-Ayham Saleh, Transcend Media Service, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News
Date: September 26,27,October 2,16,2017
448 Words

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Trump and Kim, A Dangerous Pairing


““We’re dealing with somebody that we’ll figure out. He may be smart, he may be strategic—and he may be totally crazy.” That was President Trump speaking of Kim Jong-un at his political rally…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Tacoma Weekly, The Sentinel Echo, Gilmer Free Press, Madison Press, Newberry Observer, The Sunburg News, Mel Gurtov Blog
Date: September 26,27,28,29,October 1,212,,2017
527 Words

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Tween boys and the fate of the world?


“First Donald Trump, inexplicably in the ill-fitting role of the President of the United States of America, threatens to go totally criminal, to “totally destroy” North Korea…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Counterpunch, Hastings on Nonviolence, LA Progressive, Nation of Change, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, Nonviolent Action, Bainbridge Island Review, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, The Commoner Call, The Sunburg News
Date: September 21,22,23,25,27,30, October 12,2017
412 Words

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Climate Change and Conflict

“As world leaders gather at the United Nations for the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly, this year’s theme is “Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All…”

Foday Darboe
Published in: Counterpunch, The Daily Press, Living Beyond the World’s Imagination, The Sunburg News, The Progress Index
Date: September 22,October 12,27,2017
743 Words

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