Thanks to reader Chris for this link…. “Written over 40 years ago by the future Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, at the behest of the US Chamber of Commerce, a confidential 6-page memo, a free-market utopian treatise, called for a money fueled big business makeover of government through corporate control of the media, academia, the pulpit, arts and sciences and destruction of organized labor and consumer protection groups. But Powell’s real “end game” was business control of law and politics.”
DescriptionHEIST: WHO STOLE THE AMERICAN DREAM? – STREAM FREE! by Frances Causey and Donald Goldmacher There are only two kinds of power in America: organized money and organized people. We offer HEIST: Who Stole the American Dream to educators, academics, journalists, politicians, intellectuals, bloggers, and everyday people. HEIST is an award-winning and critically acclaimed film with in-depth insights into the financial crisis of 2008. The film features notable names like Van Jones and Bernie Sanders while discussing topics on income inequality, Wall St., 1%, Medicare, Social Security, Housing and the Mortgage Crisis. We are eager to get as many eyes on this film as possible. We want to encourage community/private/public screenings, articles, reviews, use as video content for news articles, blogs, and websites. Hosting a public screening? What our advice, attendance, or supplemental material shoot us an e-mail, or check out our website. email@example.com http://www.heist-themovie.com/hostScr
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Please!, go ahead and share the free film on your preferred social channels. We believe HEIST can give the American people an answer to their questions concerning the financial crisis. Frances and Donald are also available for interviews and in-depth insights/discussion. Thanks for your time. Heist Team heist-themovie.com SYNOPSIS HEIST: Who Stole the American Dream? is stunning audiences across the globe as it traces the worldwide economic collapse to a 1971 secret memo entitled Attack on American Free Enterprise System. Written over 40 years ago by the future Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, at the behest of the US Chamber of Commerce, the 6-page memo,
a free-market utopian treatise, called for a money fueled big business makeover of government through corporate control of the media, academia, the pulpit, arts and sciences and destruction of organized labor and consumer protection groups. But Powell’s real “end game” was business control of law and politics. HEIST’s step by step detail exposes the systemic implementation of Powell’s memo by BOTH U.S. political parties culminating in the deregulation of industry, outsourcing of jobs and regressive taxation. All of which led us to the global financial crisis of 2008 and the continued dismantling of the American middle class. Today, politics is the playground of the rich and powerful, with no thought given to the hopes and dreams of ordinary Americans. No other film goes as deeply as HEIST in explaining the greatest wealth transfer of our time. Moving beyond the white noise of today’s polarizing media, HEIST provides viewers with a clear, concise and fact- based explanation of how we got into this mess, and what we need to do to restore our representative democracy.