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.
Salvatore Babones (@sbabones) is an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) in Washington, DC. His latest book is Sixteen for '16: A Progressive Agenda for a Better America, available now from Policy Press.