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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Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, founder of 350.org, and a TomDispatch regular. His most recent book, just out in paperback, is Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet.