Media


The mental limits of war

Robert Koehler

“A Morning Consult poll winks at me from my inbox: 57 percent of Americans support more airstrikes in Syria…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Tribune Content Agency, Truthout, Pagosa Daily Post, The Smirking Chimp, Common Wonders Blog, Grassroots Press, The Greanville Post, Gilmer Free Press, Huffington Post, The Raven Foundation
Date: April 13,14,18,2017
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The mosque that disappeared

Robert Koehler

“We committed a quiet little war crime the other day. Forty-plus people are dead, taken out with Hellfire missiles while they were praying….”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp, Tribune Content Agency, Grassroots Press, Huffington Post, Truthout, Free Press, Newberry Observer, Counterpunch, The Raven Foundation, Gilmer Free Press, Los Angeles Informer, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: March 23,24,26,28,2017
1015 Words

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The Mass Grave We Call Collateral Damage

Robert Koehler

““Lot of killers. We’ve got a lot of killers. Boy, you think our country’s so innocent? You think our country’s so innocent?” We have carnage and we have irony.”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Los Angeles Informer, The Smirking Chimp, Common Dreams, Bainbridge Island Review, Huffington Post, Tribune Content Agency, Counterpunch, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, Sierra County Prospect, Transcend Media Service, Free Press, The Free Weekly, Eureka Spring News, Truthout, Common Wonders Blog, Gilmer Free Press
Date: February 8,9,10,11,16,22,2017
921 Words

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Getting the Story Wrong: The Distortion of American Politics by the Press

LawrenceSWittner

“Ever since the foundation of the American Republic, there has been both praise for and suspicion of the role the press plays in U.S. political life. Thomas Jefferson famously remarked that, if it were left to him…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, La Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, History News Network, Counterpunch, Tacoma Weekly, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Kitsap Scene
Date: May 5,6,10,11,12,13,2016
873 Words

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A Lesson (Still) Not Learned

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“I was deeply saddened to read last week of the death by suicide of Cmdr. Job Price who was with a Navy SEAL team in Afghanistan. I was even sadder when I realized that the hopeful idea that sprung up in my mind was naive: “Now maybe people will understand why soldiers commit suicide.” The only reasons for his suicide that the media could offer were the usual suspects: it was a bad deployment, “a cautionary tale of how men were ground down by years of fighting and losing comrades,” and of course, the old fallback that puts a stop to the whole inquiry, “no one knows why.””

Author: Michael N. Nagler
Published in: Counterpunch http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/01/28/a-lesson-still-not-learned/
Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/2016/01/27/deeply-saddened-12716/
Pace e Bene http://www.paceebene.org/2016/01/28/a-lesson-still-not-learned/
Grassroots Press http://www.grass-roots-press.com/2016/01/27/a-lesson-still-not-learned/
Metta Center for Nonviolence http://mettacenter.org/blog/a-lesson-still-not-learned/
Aletho News https://alethonews.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/a-lesson-still-not-learned/
Date: January 27,28,2015
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