elections


The Politics of Fear

Robert Koehler

“Well, OK, let’s think about these words of Jill Stein for a moment, as the 2016 presidential race enters, oh Lord, its final month — and the possibility still looms that this country could elect a…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: The Orange Leader, Common Wonders Blog, Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp, Counterpunch, Information Clearing House, The Raven Foundation, Critical Studies, Huffington Post, Sierra County Prospect, Newberry Observer, Gilmer Free Press, IslamiCity, Free Press
Date: October 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,17,2016
901 Words

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The Debate: They Both Bombed It

Robert Koehler

“There was more than one loser in the big debate, but that’s no surprise. I hardly expected any issues of substance to get serious air time, let alone intelligent commentary, in Monday’s 90-minute presidential race spectacle, but something — something — matters here enormously…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: The Raven Foundation, Huffington Post, Common Dreams, Critical Studies, Tribune Content Agency, Common Wonders Blog, Chicago Activism, The Smirking Chimp, Battle Creek Enquirer, IslamiCity
Date: September 29,20,30,October 1,3,2016
1111 Words

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War vs. Democracy

Robert Koehler

“The paradox of democracy is that it depends on the integrity of those who have the most to lose if an election goes the wrong way — you know, the people in power.
That’s a particularly thorny dilemma…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Huffington Post, Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, Truthout, Information Clearing House, Common Wonders Blog, Common Dreams, Peace on Earth Film Festival, LA Progressive, The Smirking Chimp, Sierra County Prospect, Critical Studies, The Raven Foundation
Date: September 7,8,9,10,21,2016
872 Words

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Thrown Under the Automated Bus

RiveraSun2

“Automation isn’t coming. It’s here. At the airport, the public library, the grocery store, and dozens of other places, touch screens are rapidly replacing human bodies, especially in basic service industry positions…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Transcend Media Service, Chicago Activism, The Daily Journal, The Dekalb County Dispatch
Date: September 7,9,12,2016
828 Words

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The Sane Candidate: Which Representatives Will End the Endless Wars?

RiveraSun2

“”You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake,” said Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress.”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Eagle Times, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Chicago Activism, Sierra County Prospect, Eagle Times
Date: August 26,27,29,31,2016
653 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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