Rob Okun

Activists Looking Beyond Midterm Elections

“Since Donald Trump’s selection as president two years ago, a growing movement of citizens has been fighting back at what it sees as a dangerous march toward fascism US style. And, despite the election of some progressive candidates in the midterm elections…”

Rob Okun
Published in: Counterpunch, The Recoder-Greenfield, The Sunburg News, Daily Hamphire, Sierra County Prospect, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press, Bainbridge Island Review, Sentinel News
Date: November 9,12,14,15,24,2018
669 Words

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Raising boys to love and care, not kill

“Heart contracts; numbness and tears collide. Ten dead, 13 wounded; this time in Santa Fe. If we’re ever to end the bloodbaths, we have to put gender at the center of the national conversation about mass murders…”

Rob Okun
Published in: The Recoder-Greenfield, Superior Telegram, The Gilmer Mirror, The DallasMorning News, Counterpunch, Voice Male Magazine, Times Union, The Sunburg News
Date: May 23,24,25,26,29,June 7,2018
670 Words

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Students: Time is Ripe to Add Gender to Gun Debate

“It’s time to listen to the students. Across the country, teenagers have walked out of classes, stood in holy silence, and delivered stirring speeches calling out their elders…”

Rob Okun
Published in: Women’s ENews, Tacoma Weekly, Chagrin Valley Today, Bainbridge Island Review, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press, The Recoder-Greenfield, Madison Press, Rob Okun
Date: March 22,23,28,April 3,2018
700 Words

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Men and Sexual Assault in the Age of Trump


“Forget Harvey Weinstein. And Bill Cosby, and Bill O’Reilly, and Roger Ailes. But do remember the women. Remember all the women, famous and unknown…”

Rob Okun
Published in: Newberry Observer, Women’s ENews, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press, City Watch, My Journal Courier, The Recoder-Greenfield, Superior Telegram, Madison Press
Date: October 17,19,20,21,24,2017
691 Words

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