Yearly Archives: 2018


Yemen: our future?

“Socially sanctioned killing is called war. The word “war” may be the most powerful word in human history, because it creates a mask of respectability for…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, LA Progressive, Chicago Tribune, The Raven Foundation, Sentinel News, West Side Gazette, Antiwar, The Sunburg News, Common Wonders Blog, City Watch, Free Press, The Journal Tribune, Gilmer Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, Bainbridge Island Review, Lassen County Times, The Journal Tribune, The PeaceWorker
Date: December 19,20,21,23,26,27,31,2018 January 4,2019
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Impeach, indict, and sanction

“I still like to start with the words of the Constitution which, being a declaration of the ordinary People, the words have ordinary and usual meaning, not twisted judge/shyster language…”

Kary Love
Published in: Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, LA Progressive, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, Bainbridge Island Review, Odessa American, West Side Gazette
Date: December 18,19,21,25,2018 January 6,21,2019
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We need to stand for border communities and vulnerable migrants seeking refuge

“On December 10, I stood at the U.S.-Mexico border alongside hundreds of faith leaders to protest the cruel and unjust treatment of migrants and the militarization of our border communities…”

Pedro Rios
Published in: The Sunburg News, Z Net, LA Progressive, Salem News, Bainbridge Island Review, Deceletaion News, Press Reader
Date: December 17,18,21,29,2018
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Weaponizing Humanitarian Aid

“Long ago, US foreign aid programs honored the principle that humanitarian aid should be treated separately from economic and military assistance to governments. Public Law 480 (popularized as “Food for Peace”), which began under President Eisenhower in the 1960s and expanded under President Kennedy…”

Mel Gurtov
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Border security

“It’s the phrase “border security” that freezes my soul every time I hear it uttered, every time I see it in print — so simplistically obvious, the equivalent of keeping your door locked. Did you ever have your cellphone swiped? If you’re careless about this, you’ll pay the price…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Gilmer Free Press, Common Wonders Blog, Common Dreams, The Valley Chronicle, The Sunburg News, Tribune Content Agency, Free Press, Counterpunch, Savannah Now Morning News, West Side Gazette, The Journal Tribune, LA Progressive, City Watch, The Raven Foundation, Hutchinson Leader, Bainbridge Island Review, The Baltimore Sun, Sierra County Prospect
Date: December 12,13,14,18,19,21,26,27,2918
909 Words

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