Rising anger against the seemingly omnipotent power of corporations to dictate nearly every aspect of society has yielded predictable pushback from corporations and their minions (i.e. human, not small yellow creatures) in government.
"The better angels of our nature," is not found in scripture; the phrase was coined by Abraham Lincoln in his first inaugural address. The US was on the brink of Civil War then. He was trying to avert hostilities by appealing to our better angels, to take the high road and avoid violence. But it was too late.
Are you familiar with this infamous 1973 magazine cover?
The cover caused circulation numbers to skyrocket; people bought it just to stop the publisher from killing the dog. That particular dog was under no real threat back then, but today's dogs are in a sorry predicament thanks to human fed catastrophic climate change and the corporate controlled governments ruling the world.
Today is the last day of May, the day we hoped to close our May Day funding campaign. We started with an appeal for $150,000 on May 1 and gave ourselves a May 31 deadline, understanding that if we couldn't raise this sum, then perhaps we were kidding ourselves about our viability.
We have until the end of the day to reach our goal; we still need to raise $21,727 by midnight (HDT).
President Trump has pardoned conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to making illegal campaign contributions in other people's names.
On Twitter on Thursday, Trump said D'Souza was "treated very unfairly by our government."
We learn a lot about ourselves in times of crisis; the past weeks have proved that the community of people who make up Move to Amend are really quite marvelous!
On May 1, we sent out this SOS: We need to raise $150 G's by the end of the month to stay in the game until our year-end funding drive.