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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Jonathan Schell is the Doris M. Shaffer Fellow at The Nation Institute, and a Senior Lecturer at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People.