Robert C. Koehler


The courage to kneel

Robert Koehler

“Kneel, touch the earth.
“Oh say can you see . . . ”
The anthem starts. I can feel the courage . . . of Colin Kaepernick, the (then) San Francisco 49ers quarterback who refused to stand…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: LA Progressive, Free Press, Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, The Raven Foundation, Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Common Wonders Blog, Huffington Post, Pagosa Daily Post, Truthout, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: September 23,27,28,29,October 3,2017
809 Words

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Reclaiming the truth about Vietnam

Robert Koehler

“OK, I get it. Soldiers suffer, soldiers die in the wars we wage, and the commander in chief has to, occasionally, toss clichés on their graves…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Critical Studies, Art Voice, Huffington Post, Tribune Content Agency, The Raven Foundation, Antiwar, Counterpunch, Free Press, Engaging Peace, Newberry Observer, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Common Wonders Blog, Transcend Media Service, Truthout, Gilmer Free Press, The Smirking Chimp
Date: September 20,21,22,23,26,29,2017
982 Words

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Court convenes: Healing and justice meet

Robert Koehler

“The speaker is Colleen Sheehan, the presiding judge of the Restorative Justice Community Court, which opened last week in the Chicago neighborhood of North Lawndale…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Free Press, Common Wonders Blog, Truthout, Pagosa Daily Post, The Smirking Chimp, The Raven Foundation, LA Progressive, My Informs, Counterpunch, Huffington Post, The Logan Daily News, Gilmer Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, The Orange Leader, Z Net, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: September 13,14,15,19,20,21,22,2017
916 Words

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Begging for war

Robert Koehler

““There are no good options,” Brian Williams said the other night on MSNBC, launching a discussion about North Korea with the implication that war — maybe nuclear war — is the only solution to the problem it represents.”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: The Smirking Chimp, Common Dreams, Antiwar, Truthout, LA Progressive, Common Wonders Blog, Tribune Content Agency, Free Press, The Russophile, The Asian Age, Counterpunch, Huffington Post, The Raven Foundation, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press
Date: September 7,8,9,13,15,2017
894 Words

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The Man Who Stood Up to Armageddon

Robert Koehler

“Suddenly it’s possible — indeed, all too easy — to imagine one man starting a nuclear war. What’s a little harder to imagine is one human being stopping such a war…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Tribune Content Agency, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Baltimore Nonviolent Center, Transcend Media Center, Truth Out, Common Dreams, Anti War, Huffington Post, The Smirking Chimp, Gilmer Free Press
Date: August 30,31,September 4,10,2017
951 Words

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