UPDATE: Within a week after the attempted coup at the US Capitol building, Amazon put out a statement that it has suspended contributions to members of Congress "who voted to override" the presidential election results. Google and Microsoft have put out statements that they are pausing all their contributions while they review their policies. And Disney has committed to stopping all donations in 2021 to "lawmakers who voted to reject the certification of the Electoral College votes."
We all watched in horror as Trump loyalists in Washington, DC broke into the US Capitol building to stop Congress from certifying the results of the Nov 3rd election.
But the truth is, the disturbing scene that played out at the US Capitol has been four years in the making.
Since taking office, Trump and his US Republican cronies have fanned the flames of racism and xenophobia. And some of the world’s biggest corporations have helped them do it.
Multinational corporations have donated millions of dollars to the Republicans who instigated the attack on US democracy.
Tell corporations to stop bankrolling hate, and condemn the attempted coup.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be inaugurated on Jan 20th. Make no mistake about that.
But we've got to help the Americans make sure that every person and corporation that played a role in the siege is held accountable. We must prevent the spread of fascism.
Act now to tell multinational corporations: stop funding politicians who are subverting US democracy.