Yes, I’m making another movie recommendation, but this one is not heartwarming or humorous. “Heist: Who Store the American Dream” is a well-researched and sobering review of the last four decades. This film documents the simple plan that enabled corporations to attain their current powerful status. From the memorandum “Attack on the American Free Enterprise System” penned by corporate attorney Lewis F. Powell, Jr., in 1971 to the “Citizens United” Supreme Court decision in 2010 that ensured corporate campaign financing could select our legislators, “Heist” reveals how unregulated business’ interests turned the “American Dream” into a nightmare for most of we the people. To the filmmakers credit, they conclude their documentary with a hopeful message: that the best in humanity will prevail to collaborate and create a sustainable world with “liberty and justice for all.” Check it out!
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