Advanced Political Consciousness—A Key to American Happiness

(Originally published at Examiner.com.)

The Occupy Movement of 2011-2012 created a spectacular spotlight on economic inequality in America. But since then, Occupy has diminished into nearly nothing in terms of occupying public space as of 2013, our economic inequality is still the worst among advanced nations, a trend which follows the decline of other aspects . . . → Read More: Advanced Political Consciousness—A Key to American Happiness

A Solution to Massive Efforts to Cut American Wages

A recent article in In These Times highlights how the corporate regime is cutting wages to increase profits during our great recession. What can be done?

Germany’s solution is elegant: economic co-determination. Investors elect half of the board of directors. Workers (including union members) elect the other half of board seats.

This could . . . → Read More: A Solution to Massive Efforts to Cut American Wages

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

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?