Entries by Robert Koehler

Normalizing Violence

Our cultural complacency with violence — from mass shootings to acts of war — is finally giving way to a determination for change, led by our nation’s youth. Robert Koehler sees the emergence of a new Civil Rights Movement, in which we are struggling to gain our freedom from violence.

Breaking the ICE

The time has come to abolish not only ICE and it’s terrorizing of immigrants, but to abolish the spirit of othering and dehumanization that keeps our nation in a state of domestic war, Robert Koehler asserts.

Melting the Ice in the Human Heart

Peace on Earth film festival film “Stella Polaris” warms Robert Koehler’s heart with the wisdom of Greenland’s indigenous people, whose intimate connection to the land mirrors their connection to each other. Peace and gentle respect for people and the earth may heal us all.

The Other Superpower?

Robert Koehler observes that support for war comes from the same instincts of generosity and selflessness that drive opposition to war as he seeks to help us transform from a military superpower to a superpower of peacemaking.