You are Key to a Successful 2016 Political Revolution in the United States

Hugh J. Campbell Son of a steelworker, Philadelphia, Pa.

Two major elements for a successful 2016 political revolution in the U.S. will be the increased awareness via social media of the corruption and unresponsiveness of our political leaders and the subsequent record voter turnout in 2016.

According to the 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer, friends and family are the #1 most trusted content creators on social networking sites, therefore you are key to a successful 2016 political revolution in the U.S.

While you may understand why the U.S. needs a revolution (oligarchy, plutocracy), many people you know -- voters who will be voting in the primaries or attending caucuses next year -- may not understand why a political revolution is needed. They may be frightened by the very idea of "revolution," not understanding or remembering that the elections of both Thomas Jefferson and Ronald Reagan were considered revolutions in hindsight.

You are encourage to read Viewpoint: explaining why the United States needs a revolution and use the social media to share it with your friends and connections, regardless of their ideology.

These are revolutionary times requiring extraordinary efforts to help convey to busy, uninformed citizens, who are accustomed to getting their news from television or radio, that the only realistic response to plutocracy and oligarchy is peaceful, democratic revolution.


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Hugh Campbell is a seasoned financial professional, currently providing subject matter expertise on a variety of regulatory topics, including the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and overall compliance monitoring. Hugh has previously held positions as Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and Director of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance.