Monthly Archives: May 2019


Shattering the context of war

“The U.S. government protects itself, not democracy. That’s what is most apparent about its 18-count indictment of Julian Assange, not to mention the ongoing imprisonment of Chelsea Manning,…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Antiwar.com, Common Dreams, Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Uncommon Thought, Biddeford Maine Journal Tribune, ZNet, Free Press, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, The Sierra County Prospect
Date: 2019, May 30, 31, June 2, 10, 14
993 words

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Politicizing a woman’s body

“That’s the uber-message quietly emerging from the new anti-abortion laws recently passed in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and Missouri, no matter that the public remains predominantly supportive of safe, legal abortions…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Counterpunch, Glenwood Springs Colorado Post Independent, Santa Fe New Mexico Grassroots Press, Free Press, California YubaNet, The Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp, Brewminate, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News, KSKE Ski Country Colorado News, The Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Conscious Life News
Date: 2019, May 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, June 3,
801 words

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Day of bad memory

“The frustration I experience with dishonest politics reached a peak with Memorial Day this year…”

Author: Wim Laven
Published in: The Sierra County Prospect, The PeaceWorker, Counterpunch, Broward County Florida Westside Gazette, Elizabethton Tennessee Star, South Forida Times, Like the Dew: A Progressive Journal of Southern Culture and Politics, Bainbridge Island Review, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press
Date: 2019, May 29, June 3, 4
676 words

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How about a peace race instead of an arms race?

“In late April, the highly-respected Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported that, in 2018, world military expenditures rose…”

Author: Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Counterpunch, Peace & Change, Bainbridge Island Review, Waging Peace, LA Progressive, ZNet, Daily Kos, War Is a Crime, Kashmir Times, Pagosa Springs Colorado Daily Post, The Sierra County Prospect, Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, History Mystery, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Satish Sharma
Date: 2019, May 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, June 1
995 words

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Fake news about energy, clean and dirty

“I used to listen to Freakonomics, an interesting podcast, until it called nuclear energy clean and nonpolluting…”

Author: Tom H. Hastings
Published in: LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, Nation of Change, Biddeford Maine Journal Tribune, Broward County Westside Gazette, The Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Powerlinks
Date: 2019, May 26, 28, 29, June 3, 5
1043 words

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