Donald Trump came to power on a promise of shaking up the elitist, corporate driven Washington politics. But just days after winning the presidency, Trump is filling senior government positions with climate change deniers, racists and above all: corporate lobbyists.
From ExxonMobil to Corporate Prisons to Big Pharma -- corporations are celebrating and their stock prices are soaring.
Half of our nation is getting duped, while the other half watches on in horror.
And to make matters worse: Trump is wholly unequipped for the job -- making it even easier for corporate lobbyists to push their agenda.
We’re facing an avalanche of attacks on everything we care about. We must band together and stand strong -- or we won’t recognise our country in four years. We’re facing the fight of a lifetime to defend everything we hold dear.
We know that when we fight together we can win. Our movement has stopped corporate trade deals, gotten a ban for bee-killing pesticides under way, and successfully pushed major corporations to buy responsible, rainforest-friendly palm oil.
But there’s never been a more important time for us to work together, and we need your help to build an inclusive movement for people over profits -- one that stands together with women, minorities, immigrants, and all Americans.
This is not the time to put our head in the sand -- or move to Canada. Everyone has their part to play and ours is to stop corporate power and stand up for all people, especially those most vulnerable in our society.
Make no mistake, the people in our communities who suffer most from corporate abuses are also those most under attack from a Trump presidency.
We want to fight every single day for a country that works for everyone, not just the wealthy and the well-connected. We have long fight before our us.
Let’s get to work.