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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07 July 2021

An end to war? It’s certainly necessary, but is it politically possible?

The fate of ...

01 July 2021

For Derek Chauvin, nine minutes and twenty-nine seconds have turned into twenty-two and a half years — the prison sentence he recently received for the...

24 June 2021

When will we as a nation admit it? Barbara Lee was right.

She was the only member of Congress to vote against the Authorization for the Use...

16 June 2021

“The United States is a nation founded on both an ideal and a lie.”

I offer these words of ...

26 May 2021

Suddenly a shard of history comes flying at me from the ebbing days of World War II, hitting me in the heart. You mean world leaders (not to mention all the...