Robert C. Koehler


Disarmament, not low-yield nukes

“Seven-plus decades ago, as humanity was ensnarled in a monstrous world war, its instinct to win — to dominate others above all else — achieved ultimate manifestation: the capacity to annihilate all life on Planet Earth…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Tribune Content Agency, Free Press, Common Dreams, The Raven Foundation, West Side Gazette, IslamiCity, The Valley Chronicle, Gilmer Free Press, Transcend Media Service, The Smirking Chimp, The Sunburg News
Date: January 30, February 1,2,5,7,8,2019
1136 Words

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What about open borders?

“There are things that go unquestioned in the national discussion. Because this is a country wrapped in fear and self-importance, the basic, unchallenged premise determining how we behave, how we spend our money, is that we need to protect ourselves . . . from The Enemy…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Wonders Blog, Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, Superior Telegram, Pagosa Daily Post, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, The Journal Tribune, The Raven Foundation, City Watch, Bainbridge Island Review, The News International, DeSoto Times-Tribune, Sentinel News, The Smirking Chimp, Campus News, Gilmer Free Press
Date: January 16,17,18,19,20,21,2019
931 Words

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A green future is one without war

“Donald Trump and his base — the leftover scraps of Jim Crow, the broken shards of racist hatred that once were the American mainstream and made the country seem “great” to those who weren’t its victims — have, it appears, a crucial role to play in our future…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Wonders Blog, Common Dreams, The Raven Foundation, Tribune Content Agency, Free Press, Pagosa Daily Post, Z Net, The Sunburg News, Counterpunch, IslamiCity, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, The Smirking Chimp
Date: January 9,10,11,12,14,16,27,2019
916 Words

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A loose cannon for peace?

“Circle the wagons! Apparently what’s under assault is war itself, or so the Establishment believes, in the wake of the shocking announcement by the president that he plans to withdraw all 2,000 U.S. troops now deployed in Syria and 7,000, or half, the U.S. troops in Afghanistan…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Critical Studies, Tribune Content Agency, The Sunburg News, The Sentinel Echo, Free Press, Common Wonders Blog, Popular Resistance, The Smirking Chimp, Counterpunch, Pagosa Daily Post, Sierra County Prospect, The Greeneville Sun, South Coast Today, Gilmer Free Press
Date: January 2,3,4,6,12,2019
889 Words

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Yemen: our future?

“Socially sanctioned killing is called war. The word “war” may be the most powerful word in human history, because it creates a mask of respectability for…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, LA Progressive, Chicago Tribune, The Raven Foundation, Sentinel News, West Side Gazette, Antiwar, The Sunburg News, Common Wonders Blog, City Watch, Free Press, The Journal Tribune, Gilmer Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, Bainbridge Island Review, Lassen County Times, The Journal Tribune, The PeaceWorker
Date: December 19,20,21,23,26,27,31,2018 January 4,2019
1026 Words

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