Monthly Archives: April 2019

REAL Democracy History Calendar: April 29 – May 5

April 29 1938 – Message to Congress on Curbing Monopolies by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt “[T]he liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: April 22 – 28

April 22 1970 – Earth Day, birth of environmental movement An estimated 20 million people took part across the US in marches, rallies, teach-ins and other public events to demonstrate support for the environment. Much of the environment’s deterioration/destruction from … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: April 15 – 21

April 15 1865 – Assassination of Abraham Lincoln “The money power preys upon the nation in times of peace and conspires against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, more selfish than … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: April 8 – 14

April 8 1901 – John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. Warren Supreme Court decision The United States Supreme Court has reaffirmed the principle that corporations are “creatures of the state” in at least thirty-six different rulings. This was one … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: April 1-7

April 1 1929 – Birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” 2010- Publication of “The Case Against Judicial Review” by David Cobb “In a nutshell, judicial review is … Continue reading

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