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Fund Drive Special: Requiem for the American Dream

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Requiem for the American Dream

In Requiem for the American Dream, renowned intellectual figure Noam Chomsky deliberates on the defining characteristics of our time—the colossal concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the few and fewer, with the rise of a rapacious individualism and complete collapse of class consciousness. Chomsky does this by discussing some of the key principles that have brought this culture to the pinnacle of historically unprecedented inequality by tracing a half century of policies designed to favor the most wealthy at the expense of the majority, while also looking back on his own life of activism and political participation. The film serves to provide insights into how we got here, and culminates as a reminder that these problems are not inevitable. Once we remember those who came before and those who will come after, we see that we can, and should, fight back.

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ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Malcolm FrancisGolden Age DeteriorationRequiem for the American DreamPopular Beat Combo
Blind Man Death StareThe Vile MaximIt'll Grow On YaArrest Records Australia
Prodigal DukeAmerican Dream, Pt. 1American Dream, Pt. 1Prodigal Duke
J-WattyWho Am IWho Am I678179 Records DK
Martin Luther King Jr.Where Do We Go from Here? (August 16, 1967), Pt. 11The Anthology 1957-1968W.O.W. - Words Of Wisdom
Malcolm FrancisRequiem for the American Dream ThemeRequiem for the American DreamPopular Beat Combo
Guilherme KastrupReactionReactionYB Music
Malcolm FrancisBusiness Offensive ThemeRequiem for the American DreamPopular Beat Combo
Avatar One featuring Alexandra GreeneMercury & Solace (Original Mix)Eivissa - Best Of Trance 2010Music Worx
Malcolm FrancisGolden Age ThemeRequiem for the American DreamPopular Beat Combo
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