Social Movements


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, Free Press
Date: September 14,15,16,19,20,2016
840 Words

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Reaching Beyond the Candidates

Robert Koehler

“What would it take to cause Hillary Clinton to distance herself from the newly launched bombing campaign in Libya? Or call for a congressional debate on it? Or suggest the obvious: that the war on terror isn’t working?”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Huffington Post, The Review, The Orange Leader, The Raven Foundation, LA Progressive, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Truthout, The Smirking Chimp, Common Wonders Blog, IslamiCity
Date: August 3,4,5,7,8,17,2016
919 Words

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Why Black Lives Matter To Me

AdamVogal2

“There are deathbed conversions. I was there for one. The day before he died in 2003, I asked my grandfather what was the greatest thing he had done in his 86 years of life…”

Adam Vogal
Published in: Baltimore Times, The True Citizen, Tacoma Weekly, Denver Urban Spectrum, RICentral, Courier Post Online, Pace e Bene, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Independent Coast Observer, Counterpunch, Chicago Activism
Date: July 22,27,29, August 1,2016
514 Words

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

RiveraSun2

“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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Dorothy Day Refuses To Duck-And-Cover

RiveraSun2
“On June 15th, 1955, Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day joined a group of pacifists in refusing to participate in the civilian defense drills scheduled on that day. These drills were to prepare the citizenry in the event of a nuclear attack…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Antiwar, Grassroots Press, The Lone Star Iconoclast, Transcend Media Service
Date: June 10,12,13,2016
483 Words

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