We need to shop our values, now more than ever we are realizing how our money affects policy. There is a power in boycotting but also in a capitalist economy businesses serve their customers. Yet businesses have lots of leverage in politics – lobbying companies and passing policy that benefits corporations over people.
So how do we ensure that we’re shopping our values? We can use Goods Unite Us to check the everyday companies we buy from and who they are funding. In a perfect world all corporate money is kept out of politics – but until we get there you can shop your conscious knowing that you are supporting policy through your dollars.
Here is a simple tutorial on how to check using the goods United app in English and in Spanish