Your silence gives consent. Stand up for what you believe in, don't expect others to speak up with your best interests in mind. If you don't know what those are, or you don't value them enough to speak them aloud, how will they?
Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
JP Morgan and other bankers first backed Tesla, but effectively they were only seeking to control him. When they found out he was planning to give the world FREE ENERGY as a gift, they silenced Tesla using the newspapers they controlled.