OAK PARK, IL: Legalize Democracy Film Screening

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 11:30am
Dole Branch – Oak Park Public Library
255 Augusta St.
60302 Oak Park , IL

Free film screening of Legalize Democracy

JANUARY 21st IS THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CITIZENS UNITED SUPREME COURT DECISION THAT EXPANDED THE POWER OF BIG MONEY FROM THE SUPERRICH AND CORPORATIONS TO INFLUENCE ELECTIONS – WHICH HAS GREATLY REDUCED THE INFLUENCE AND VOICE OF MOST PEOPLE TO BE HEARD AND NEEDS MET. THIS FILM SHOWING WILL BE ONE OF SCORES OF EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY CALLING FOR PEOPLE TO TAKE ACTION TO END CORPORATE RULE AND THE CORRUPTION OF LEGALIZED BRIBERY.

Legalize Democracy examines the history of the relationship between corporate power, oppression and people’s social movements in the quest for real democracy in the US.

The 28-minute documentary utilizes interviews and historical legal and constitutional evidence to document how people of all genders, nationalities and races have strived for democracy and how corporations and the wealthy few have won never intended rights and power to rule – at the expense of our civil liberties, communities and environment.

The acclaimed film is produced by Move to Amend (movetoamend.org), the national coalition seeking a US Constitutional Amendment to increase democracy by establishing that only human beings, not corporations, possess inalienable constitutional rights and that political money is not equivalent to political speech. More than 500 communities across the nation have passed either resolutions or initiatives in support of the Move to Amend amendment – including 16 Ohio communities.

Discussion to follow.

Sponsored by Move to Amend

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