Boycott Trump app enables consumer-savvy avoidance of The Donald’s empire


Americans gobsmacked by a outcome of a U.S. presidential choosing still have an event to opinion opposite Donald Trump with their wallets, and a new app from a Democratic Coalition Against Trump allows them to do only that.

The app, yet sincerely easy in design, offers a searchable, alphabetical list of companies and businesses with ties to Trump’s business empire, charity a brief outline for each. For what it’s worth, a president-elect has an rare number of extragovernmental business ties, a fact that doesn’t seem to difficulty him or his supporters one bit. He recently done headlines with a eerily Nixonian stipulation that “the boss can’t have a dispute of interest.”

Some of a businesses listed have some-more approach ties than others. Many of a wardrobe companies on a app for instance done a list for carrying equipment from Ivanka Trump’s wardrobe line. Some of a companies are also easier to equivocate than others; a normal consumer competence not have problems eschewing their Gucci selling (the flagship store in Trump Tower), though kicking their Starbucks robe (which has locations in Trump Tower) might infer some-more challenging.

Notable tech-related companies creation a list embody Amazon (sells Trump’s line of menswear as good as Ivanka’s clothing, boots and accessories), PayPal (co-founder Peter Thiel has been an outspoken believer and donor of Trump’s), and Groupon and Sprint (sponsors of “Celebrity Apprentice”).

As Nate Lerner, Executive Director of Democratic Coalition Against Trump told The Huffington Post, “This app is a initial step in a incomparable Boycott Trump campaign, that will underline a one grassroots transformation centered on holding companies and people that assistance Trump in any approach accountable.”

So if you’re feeling infirm and fearful after a choosing as so many Americans are, a Boycott Trump app might yield some tiny square of comfort meaningful you’re distinguished a blow, however small, in a place that even someone as inferior as a orange president-elect can grok: his pocketbook. Grabbing him by a purse, if we will.

Boycott Trump is giveaway and accessible for iOS and Android.

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