The Future Cries Out: ‘Water Is Life’

Robert Koehler

“The dogs growl, the pepper spray bites, the bulldozers tear up the soil. “Water is life!” they cry. “Water is life!””

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Salem News, Truthout, Huffington Post, Common Wonders Blog, Tribune Content Agency, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp, Grassroots Press, Chicago Activism, Gilmer Free Press, Peace On Earth Film Festival, Common Dreams, Transcend Media Service, The Morung Express, The Raven Foundation
Date: September 14,15,16,19,20,2016
840 Words

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Reflections on the Anthropocene

Robert Koehler

“This is a little too big to simply call “news.” Indeed, I can’t move beyond these words — especially that heart-stopper, “intertwined” — until I’m able to summon sufficient inner quiet and humility.”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: The Daily Journal, The Smirking Chimp, Huffington Post, Common Dreams, Common Wonders Blog, Tribune Content Agency, Battle Creek Enquirer, Grassroots Press, LA Progressive, Alaska Dispatch, Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Raven Foundation, Daily Tribune, Macomb Daily, Morning Sun, Hutchinson News, The Oakland Press
Date: September 1,2,3,4,6,12,2016
882 Words

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Our Deteriorating Environment: Is Anybody Listening?


“While the scientists have been doing their job in calling attention to the multiple ways in which environmental decline threatens the planet, we hear less and less from political leaders. Their focus is on the here-and-now—terrorism, jobs…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Tacoma Weekly, The Press-News, Grassroots Press, Mel Gurtov Blog, Chicago Activism, Transcend Media Service, Counterpunch, LA Progressive, Lassen County Times, Sierra County Prospect, Truthout, The Review
Date: August 5,6,8,10,12,23,24,2016
1139 Words

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Who Will Speak for the Voiceless?


“The forest sways in ripples of green. Wind sends the dappled sunlight sparkling through the branches. These are the things we forget in the heat of the political season. There are few politicians who will speak on behalf of all people . . .”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Joplin Independent, Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Grassroots Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: July 30, August 1,3,2016
799 Words

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Real Cooperation with Nations Is the Best Survival Tactic


“Unexamined assumptions are the real dictators in culture and society. Too many people in the U.S. believe that human beings are by nature competitive, and competition brings out the best in us. This idea is seldom questioned. Our media saturates us in stories of competition…”

John M Repp
Published in: Counterpunch, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Transcend Media Service
Date: July 25,29,August 1,2016
770 Words

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On Earth Day, Commit To The Great Turning

“Viewing the destruction of the planet and our natural systems as a form of violence, Campaign Nonviolence – a long-term movement to build a culture of nonviolence – engages people across the country in working toward sustainability, renewable energy, lowering meat consumption, supporting local food…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Transcend Media Service, Pioneer Big Rapids News, Times of Earth, Point Pleasant Register, My Daily Tribune, The Johnstown Breeze, Windfield Daily Courier, Sierra County Prospect, The Free Weekly, Eureka Spring News, Counterpunch, The PeaceWorker
Date: April 15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,2016
491 Words

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