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Entries by Robert Koehler from 11/2011

The News of Empire

| Posted 11.03.2011 | Media

Is there a democracy at either end of the missiles, warships or troop deployments? Suddenly I'm back on the sidewalk with the Occupy movement, which has arisen to confront the corporatocracy and its subservient media.

Public Enemy No. 1

| Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics

Our war against marijuana -- at extraordinary human and economic cost -- illuminates a crying need for us to change the way we govern and look after ourselves.

Sanity in Exile

| Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

The consensus congeals: Our next war must be with Iran. War hysteria springs eternal. It certainly makes great fodder for a presidential campaign, as virtually all the GOP commander-in-chief wannabes are playing tough as nails on the issue.

Saluting Rapists

| Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

When sex is hidden in the shadows -- when it's something you can't talk about (but you can brag about) -- it easily becomes one more tool of domination, wrapped in an unspeakable shame that preserves its secrecy.