Despite the fossil fuel industry's wishes, the US is not an oil company with an army. We should not be bankrolling our own oppression.
Trump may not be swayed by protesters filling the streets, but he does speak the language of money.
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Russ Baker is editor of WhoWhatWhy.com and author of "Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years."