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

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01 July 2020

Topple a few statues, remove some iconic names from American institutions . . . and the ghosts of the past start to escape from history, filling the present...

25 June 2020

Maybe CHOP won’t last, but something is changing. Our national groupthink, as maintained with such stalwart certainty over the last half century by...

18 June 2020

Well, he deserved to die, didn’t he? He fought, he ran, he grabbed the cop’s taser and fired it. And he was intoxicated, apparently. And he was blocking...

11 June 2020

“This was not an attack on history. ...

04 June 2020

Is George Floyd today’s Emmett Till?

Is the nation moving beyond, oh God, its third manifestation of “legal” racism? The first manifestation was, of...

27 May 2020

This is so much bigger than personal accountability.

Yes, the four police officers present at the ...

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