Reports Show Growth and Green Policies are Opposing Forces

  • Wes Kohler
  • Dec 8, 2018 11:58AM

Electricity - needed for growth - as we now know how to best produce it, is not good for the environment. Ipso facto, growth and green can’t both progress with the technologies we currently have on hand.

Netanyahu Faces Corruption Charges that Aren't Likely to Stick

  • Wes Kohler
  • Dec 4, 2018 9:41AM

Netanyahu will not resign. He’s treated the charges as if they are smear campaigns levied by his political opponents, and has even made light of their seriousness.

Here’s How Europe, China and the U.S. are Funding South Sudan’s Civil War

  • Wes Kohler
  • Dec 2, 2018 10:18AM

With the international community so clearly uncommitted to seeing peace in South Sudan, and the nation in the throes of war, how can the notion of peace be taken seriously by the average world citizen?

Conflicting Accounts Muddy Picture of What Happened in Russia-Ukraine Incident

  • Wes Kohler
  • Nov 29, 2018 10:39AM

Even mainstream reports acknowledged the Russian side of the story: that Ukrainian ships were sailing into their waters in a provocative manner.

Vatican Continues to Stonewall Earnest Sex Abuse Investigations

  • Wes Kohler
  • Nov 27, 2018 10:30AM

It turns out the top-down culture of sexual abuse, coverup, and status quo is exactly the same as its ever been.

Leaders of Eritrea, One of Africa’s Most Oppressive Regimes, Have Sanctions Lifted

  • Wes Kohler
  • Nov 23, 2018 11:04AM

For the people of Eritrea, the dictatorship persists, and little if anything will change, despite the United Nations’ implied endorsement of a Eritrean regime with a shameful record on human rights. 

Venezuelan Military Purge a Sign of Maduro’s Desperation

  • Wes Kohler
  • Nov 21, 2018 10:45AM

Before being elected to the National Assembly in 2000, Maduro was a bus driver. And, he’s handled his position as leader of Venezuela in charge of the state-owned economy as well as any bus driver would be expected to.

Today in PC: School Bans Pricey Coats so Poor Students Feel OK

  • Wes Kohler
  • Nov 20, 2018 8:53AM

So what if Woodchurch High is unwittingly embracing the logic of Soviet Russia? It’s 2018, and if feelings of inadequacy and inequality can be eliminated through the shunning of material signs of varying expense, then it must be!

Amazon Echo Murder Case Confirms Fears, But Upside Hard to Deny

  • Wes Kohler
  • Nov 18, 2018 10:00AM

As laudable as a solved murder is, the way in which an Amazon Echo has made its way into the story brings up the oft-occurring question: is Alexa always listening, or isn’t (she)

California’s Environmental Policies Have Contributed To Wildfires’ Spread, Intensity

  • Wes Kohler
  • Nov 14, 2018 10:00AM

California’s state Legislative Analyst’s Office has pointed out the destructive, detrimental impact of well-intended yet uncritically composed environmental protection laws time and again. Naturally, the legislature has yet to take action.