Envisioning a united world

“Let’s bomb Iowa! Or maybe Texas or Michigan or Nebraska . . .
Oh wait, I got confused for a second. Those places are part of America and we love them. We would never bomb them. These are places we would bomb: …”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Pagosa Springs Colorado Daily Post, Conscious Life News, Smirking Chimp, Free Press, ArtVoice, LA Progressive, Qalanjo, Gilmer Texas Mirror, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News, Bainbridge Island Review, The International News, Counterpunch
Date: 2019: December 5, 6, 8, 9
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No war for Saudi oil!

“Even if US intelligence decisively shows that some of the drones and cruise missiles used in the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields…”

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Santa Fe New Mexico Grassroots Press, Like the Dew: Progressive Journal of Southern Culture & Politics, Sierra County California Prospect, Smirking Chimp, Sumter South Carolina Item, Berlin New Hampshire Sun, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Boulder Colorado Weekly,, Wahpeton North Dakota Daily News, CityWatch Los Angeles, Orangeburg South Carolina T&D News
Date: 2019, September 18, 19, 20, 21
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Every War Is a War Against Children

“We, in the United States, have yet to realize both the futility and immense consequences of war even as we develop, store, sell, and use hideous weapons. The number of children killed is rising.

Kathy Kelly
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, The Progressive, LA Progressive, Transcend Media Service, The Wooden Boat, Truthout, Environmentalists Against War, Orbitt, Living Beyond the World’s Imagination, Radio Free,, War Is A Crime, UNAC, Counterpunch, Post Independent, Common Dreams, Lassen County Times, Pax Christi USA, Toward Freedom, OpEd News,, ZNet, DeSoto Times-Tribune, NTH News, Resistance News, Gilmer Free Press, Maven Round Table, Madhouse News, The Plymouth Institute for Peace Research, Counter Information, Invex News, Gorilla Radio Blog, The Sierra County Post, Yemen Extra, The Smirking Chimp, New Age, Human Wrongs Watch, Islamic Voice, Sul Sur, Lone Star Iconoclast, The H8, Abundant Hope
Date: 2019, March 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, April 1, 7, 8,
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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
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Why do only some lives matter?

“What would it take for everyone’s life to matter as much as Jamal Khashoggi’s? I ask this question over at the edge of the news, looking for a doorway into the human conscience…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Free Press, LA Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, The Raven Foundation, Tribune Content Agency, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Sentinel News, Common Wonders Blog, Counterpunch, Critical Studies, IslamiCity, Gilmer Free Press, Lassen County Times, The Smirking Chimp
Date: October 22,23,24,25,26,28,November 2,2018
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U.S. support for the bombing of Yemen to continue, for now

“On September 12, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo officially certified Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates “…are undertaking demonstrable actions to reduce the risk of harm…”

Kevin Martin
Published in: Common Dreams, Peace Action New York state, The Smirking Chimp, Antiwar, The Sunburg News, Sentinel News, Shoah, Gilmer Free Press, Environmentalists Against War, The Russophile, The Reader Weekly, Sierra County Prospect
Date: September 10,12,13,14,15,17,21,2018
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