Robert C. Koehler


Climate change and collective salvation

“In the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation, as white male privilege reclaims its desperate grip on our future, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report comes out…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Wonders Blog, Counterpunch, Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review, Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp
Date: October 10,11,12,2018
943 Words

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From Carswell to Kavanaugh

“These words did in G. Harrold Carswell nearly five decades ago:
“I am Southern by ancestry, birth, training, inclination, belief and practice. And I believe that segregation of the races is proper and the only practical and correct way of life in our states. I have always so believed and I shall always so act…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Tribune Content Agency, Sierra County Prospect, Common Dreams, Common Wonders Blog, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Z Net, Counterpunch, The Raven Foundation, Free Press
Date: October 3,4,5,2018
823 Words

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The curse of eve

“This is so much bigger than Brett Kavanaugh, or the outcome of his nomination. Women are suddenly opening their secret wounds. Their trauma — often many decades old — is becoming, for the first time, public. So are their tears…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Chicago Tribune, Free Press, Common Wonders Blog, LA Progressive, South Coast Today, Sierra County Prospect, Tribune Content Agency, The Sunburg News, The Smirking Chimp, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: September 26,27,28,29,2018
901 Words

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The accusation that wouldn’t go away

“Sexual assault is such a nuisance, not only, but especially, for Republicans. Here’s the Wall Street Journal editorial board, attempting, with gentlemanly politeness, to dispense with Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh as quickly as possible:…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, LA Progressive, The Raven Foundation, Free Press, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, The Greeneville Sun, Bainbridge Island Review, West Side Gazette, Common Wonders Blog
Date: September 19,20,21,23,25,26,2018
999 Words

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Keeping racism alive at the polls

“There’s almost no such thing as voter fraud, even though the Trump administration — and Republicans in general — affect to be so afraid of it they’ve had to develop a system guaranteed to purge voters from the rolls in enormous numbers…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Counterpunch, Tribune Content Agency, The Raven Foundation, LA Progressive, Common Wonders Blog, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News
Date: Sptember 12,13,14,15,2018
958 Words

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Reviving the spirit of ’68

“I was a hippie/bicycle delivery boy living in San Francisco when the Democratic National Convention was held in Chicago 50 years ago, so I absorbed the chaos, the police riot, from half a continent away…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Tribune Content Agency, Common Dreams, Chicago Tribune, The Greanville Post, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect, The Greeneville Sun, The Raven Foundation, Free Press, Pagosa Daily Post
Date: August 29,30,September 30,2018
1115 Words

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