Questions for Kagan, Additions to Those by Ralph Nader

By Kelly Gerling

Ralph Nader posted a list of questions that ought to be asked of Elena Kagan in her hearings before the US Senate.

I like these questions by Ralph Nader. Here is the link to the essay:

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/06/29-9

I’d suggest that an additional category of questions would also be helpful, . . . → Read More: Questions for Kagan, Additions to Those by Ralph Nader

Achieving Progressive Political Unity

Achieving Progressive Political Unity

Based on a Speech to the Tacoma-Pierce County Chapter of Washington Public Campaigns Tacoma, Washington   October 31st, 2009

By Kelly Gerling

© 2009 Kelly Patrick Gerling

My name is Kelly Gerling. I work as . . . → Read More: Achieving Progressive Political Unity

In America, who or what is sovereign?

I think it is important to realize that power in the US is largely political. The money in politics is not the real power, but is used to harness that power. . . . → Read More: In America, who or what is sovereign?

What is a progressive revolution?

by Kelly Gerling

A progressive revolution is the process of bringing about a democratic system whereby the will of the people becomes the law of the land. Where this has happened it is due to using electoral and constitutional methods which protect the rights of minorities, enables majorities to make decisions, allows . . . → Read More: What is a progressive revolution?