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.