Bryan Ramirez, political revolutionary: Bryan is a former Navy Veteran who served his country for 9 years between 2001 and 2010. Bryan has a BS in Business Management and also studied Economics at Stuttgart before his funding was cut and had to return the US. It was during this time that he became very aware of just how much better our country could be if we weren’t so corrupt politically. Upon returning home to Southern California, Bryan became involved in Bernie Sanders’ campaign for President and began voicing his progressive views on independent media.
He is passionate about universal healthcare, ending corporate person-hood, making higher education attainable for all, and shifting to a renewable energy economy. Bryan currently works as an IT and hopes to use what he has learned to aid in the revolution.
Kelley Lane, mom, journalist, political activist. BA in Communications, UNC-Asheville. Articles published in WNC Parent on lead poisoning in children and child passenger safety. Kelley is a CSF Leak sufferer, a result of a severe car accident, which means she has lots of time to read and do research. A strong political Independent, she grew up listening to her Republican grandfather talk about Ralph Nader at the dinner table (her first vote in 2000). Turns out seat belts are necessary! A Canadian American, she is a strong supporter of universal healthcare.
Kelley supports a new New Deal and joined CFAR efforts to help get candidates elected who are dedicated to representing the people. She is passionate in the fight against mainstream media propaganda & a strong supporter of election integrity.
John Rachel has a B. A. in Philosophy, has traveled extensively, is a novelist, peace activist, and evolutionary humanist. He is the exclusive creator of the Contract For American Renewal (CFAR).
This methodology for comprehensive electoral and systemic reform got its start with a single posting, “Trust No Incumbent”, that appeared on his website in April 2012. Since then he has written over a hundred articles, one novel and two full-length books on this unique, game-changing political strategy: Candidate Contracts: Taking Back Our Democracy and Fighting For the Democracy We Deserve. He is also the architect of the Peace Dividend Project, explained with clarity and candor in his most recent book: The Peace Dividend: The Most Controversial Proposal in the History of the World. Many of his hard-hitting political articles have appeared in alternative media outlets such as OpEdNews, Nation of Change, Greanville Post, and Dissident Voice.
Author/activist Rachel has explored thirty-four countries since leaving America August of 2006. He is now somewhat rooted in a small traditional farming village in Japan near Osaka, where he proudly tends his small but promising vegetable garden.