Today, I wrote an article, Crazy For Change-- Debillionairizing America, Eliminating Dynasties,
that started as a response to one of our regular naysayers. Tell me something is impossible and it inspires me to work harder. Tell me it can't be done and you set me on fire to make it happen. Opednews is going to light up with energy, determination, passion and enthusiam for making change happen-- for envisioning the changes that need to happen. We will shoot high, asking for the stars, perhaps settling for the moon-- but absolutely not settling for the scraps we've been thrown by Obama, Pelosi and Reid.
Every visionary was first called crazy, was told his or her visions and goals were impossible. That's the way the world works. We WILL not accept being told our progressive vision is impossible. We will prevail.
Join us on this journey. I'm already on my way, with the wind in my face.
From the look of things, MSNBC is turning into a real front for the Obama admin and the Democratic party-- not for progressives.
Watching them celebrate how wonderful the deal Obama cut was, watching Lawrence O'Donnell belittle criticism of the deal, made me realize that those of us who are really hewing to progressive values and issues, seeing what's really going on, are pretty lonely in the media world.
Here at Opednews, we're going to re-double our commitment to envisioning and fighting for big change, not just traffic bumps that slow down the corporatist duopoly fueled by billionaire sociopaths.
We're going to call out the limp liberal obamatrons who accept Obama's lousy deals and defend him with the same tired excuses. We're going to call for Obama and the Democrats to man up and get tough and put out a vision of a future that does not include a slide into corporate control and enablement.
We're raising the bar on envisioning and calling for actions to level the income imbalance we have. We're going after too-big-to-fail corporation. We're joining forces with others-- Thom Hartmann, Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen of RootsAction
to debillionairize America. We'll continue working as the go-to website for whistleblowers and election integrity advocates.
We can't do it alone. We need writers-- you don't have to be famous, You do have to think and care and be able to write coherently, preferably with courage and vision. Make this year, 2013 the year you step from the crowd and find your voice.
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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media.
Check out his platform at RobKall.com
He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity
He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
opinion sites, OpEdNews.com
more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)