Robert Koehler is an award-winning, Chicago-based journalist and nationally syndicated writer. Contact him at or visit his website at

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29 October 2016

World War II never quite ended — it morphed.

Today we call it the...

24 October 2016

Maybe it’s the phrase — “commander in chief” — that best captures...

06 October 2016

“This politics of fear has actually delivered everything we were afraid of.”

24 September 2016


Maybe half a million dead, half a country — 10 million people — displaced from their homes, jettisoned onto the mercy of the world.


15 September 2016

The dogs growl, the pepper spray bites, the bulldozers tear up the soil.


08 September 2016

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...