Tag: Robert Koehler

In Syria and Beyond, What Would It Even Look Like If the U.S. Truly Wanted Peace in the World?

Written by on April 20, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
In Syria and Beyond, What Would It Even Look Like If the U.S. Truly Wanted Peace in the World?

Military experts (and corporatists) rule – at least since the end of WWII. They have pressured every U.S. president to lead with the military option and have usually gotten their way. It hardly matters that they have pushed over the years for the use of nuclear weapons, or that they have lost every war they’ve fought since 1945, inflicting or at least expanding global chaos and suffering in the process.

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A Tribute To the Man Who Stood Up To Armageddon

Written by on September 1, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
A Tribute To the Man Who Stood Up To Armageddon

In 2014, Foreign Minister de Brum was the driving force behind something extraordinary. The Marshall Islands, which had gained independence in 1986, filed a lawsuit, both in in the International Court of Justice and U.S. federal court, against the nine nations that possess nuclear weapons, demanding that they start living up to the terms of Article VI of the 1970 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

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If Only We Could Vote for Peace Instead of a “Commander-in-Chief”

Written by on October 21, 2016 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
If Only We Could Vote for Peace Instead of a “Commander-in-Chief”

The big hole in this democracy is not the candidates; it’s the bedrock, founding belief that the rest of the world is our potential enemy, that war with someone is always inevitable and only a strong military will keep us safe.

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