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Finance defines politics: the exchange of dollars for recommendations, the calculated cost of democracy. Candidates offer their support to the highest bidder, trading ideals for sponsorship. This is the slow destruction of government — with the intentions of a constitution undone by pennies. Men and women sell their motivations, and all assume that this is the only way to fuel progress.
There are other avenues to pursue, however — and among these is the Grassroots Movement process.
Simply explained: a Grassroots Movement is a collection of community efforts to inspire change. These efforts lack the usual corporate funding or manipulations. Instead they’re composed of simpler techniques — such as rallies, letters, stopping strangers on the street for petition signings, posting fliers and more. Raising money becomes a process for the people, rather than relying on companies. This produces a more honest (and earnest) campaign.
And such campaigns form the Green Party. This independent political movement emphasizes the need for social and environmental change — without succumbing to the influence of corporations or the media. It promotes justice within all forms of the country; and its penchant for Grassroots has led it to great success (with thousands of community victories and even occasional representatives with Congress or the Senate).
The value of a Grassroots Movement has forever been its ability to reach the masses. The inclusive nature of these campaigns — along with their refusal to accept donations from domineering businesses — allow them to please. And they ensure fairness within the world of politics.