56 online
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 20 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
OpEdNews Op Eds   

Envisioning a Positive Future for Congress, America, Humanity and The Planet

By       (Page 1 of 1 pages)   6 comments
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Rob Kall
Become a Fan
  (295 fans)
I just sent out an email to the people who write content for OpEdNews. It's an invitation to think about a more positive future for America. Since anyone is welcome and encouraged to submit articles to OpEdNews, I thought I'd expand the invitation to include all our readers who could become writers-- and that includes YOU.

For the next few weeks, with congress out, I encourage you to write about positive things you'd like to see the new congress do-- besides investigate and impeach. Where can a more left-leaning congress take America? What visions for America's future have a better chance of rising on the horizon? We who contribute content to OpEdNews have an opportunity to help set the path, to light the way towards a brighter, more positive future-- to identify opportunities Americans have to heal the world, to make humanity a better species.

I encourage you to wax hopefully and enthusiastically, grounding that optimism with pragmatic discussion of the barriers to fulfilling those hopes. We've come a long way since the 2004 elections and there is no reason to doubt that, with strong, visionary leadership, we can't continue to make gains.

(Image by Unknown Owner)   Details   DMCA

We progressives on the internet (I'm not calling us the blogosphere because OpEdNews is a hybrid, with a different "flavor" than the typical blog sites) do have power. We can best exercise that power by speaking out, by expressing our ideas, sharing them, reaching concensus and using the tools of the net to get the message to our legislators and local media.

I am not convinced that the old forms of demonstrations and protest come close to the power of the passionate progressives on the web to push for change (that said, I have been very impressed by the work of Cindy Sheehan and a small group of allies, including our regular writer, Missy Beattie.) We have seen that we can make a difference and, my friends, I am certain that we have NOT yet seen the full power and influence we are yet capable of achieving.

We need to keep working together, building new, stronger, more effective organizations, empowering our organizations and efforts more effectively with the new tools of the web. That is happening and will continue to happen.

So, please let loose with your heart and spirit, articles that give your readers a vision of the near and distant future that portrays a better America, a better citizenry, a better world.


Rob Kall
Rate It | View Ratings

Rob Kall Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

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, (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

A Conspiracy Conspiracy Theory

Debunking Hillary's Specious Winning the Popular Vote Claim

Terrifying Video: "I Don't Need a Warrant, Ma'am, Under Federal Law"

Ray McGovern Discusses Brutal Arrest at Secretary Clinton's Internet Freedom Speech

Hillary's Disingenuous Claim That She's Won 2.5 Million More Votes is Bogus. Here's why

Cindy Sheehan Bugged in Denver

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend