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About the #GrabYourWallet Movement
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The #GrabYourWallet movement began in the wake of the release of the Access Hollywood tape when two women simultaneously realized they could no longer in good conscience do business with the companies that were doing business with the Trump family. Never having met, Shannon Coulter and Sue Atencio joined forces on October 11, 2016 and announced on Twitter they'd be boycotting any retailer that carried Trump products. They published a short list of such retailers later that same evening and on October 14th, Shannon--a digital strategist--introduced the #GrabYourWallet hashtag. The hashtag exploded on social media and has been viewed over a billion times. More than 40 companies severed ties with the Trump family over the ensuing 18 months including Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Hudson's Bay, Jet, Carnival Cruise, and Kawasaki. In 2017, #GrabYourWallet expanded in scope and became a broader tool for the flexing of consumer power in favor of a more equitable, inclusive society. In July 2018, Ivanka Trump announced she was shuttering her fashion line. In the ensuing coverage, several news outlets including Glamour, Elle, and Bloomberg credited #GrabYourWallet as a consumer power tour de force. On August 12, 2018, #GrabYourWallet launched a campaign called #BlockParty500 to remove Alex Jones from Twitter due to his long standing track record of deceptive, disreputable, and abusive content practices. The action went viral and quickly accrued over 70,000 subscribers on Twitter and was covered by Adweek, The Observer, Mic, The Verge, The Next Web and PC Magazine. On September 6, 2018, Twitter announced it was banning Alex Jones permanently from its platform. The #GrabYourWallet movement has also been covered by The New York Times, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Washington Post, NPR, The Guardian, BBC, Cosmopolitan, CNN, MSNBC, and Nightline among many other media outlets (see below). Notable figures who have amplified or supported the movement include Don Cheadle, Greg Louganis, Lucy Lawless, Roseanne Cash, Neko Case, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Reich, Pam Grier, George Clinton, John Leguizamo, Rob Corddry and Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream. /// To get in touch, send an email to shannon (at) grabyourwallet (dot) org.
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Recent Media Coverage
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"Social Media Influencers Tell Tech: Do Better" (San Francicso Chronicle, March 18 2019)
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"The Fight for House Speaker Explodes into Nat'l Political Campaign" (Washington Post, Nov 2018)
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"These Consumer Advocates Successfully Boycotted Ivanka Trump. Now they’re Turning to the Ballot." (Oct 2018)
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"Twitter Permanently Bans Alex Jones and Infowars" (Adweek, Sept 2018)
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"Twitter permanently suspends Infowars and Alex Jones" (The Verge, Sept 2018)
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"Block a Thousand Twitter Advertisers at Once" (Lifehacker, Sept 2018)
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"How to Protest Alex Jones on Twitter by Blocking Fortune 500 Companies" (Observer, Aug 2018)
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"Twitter Users Are Blocking Hundreds of Brands in the Hopes of Pressuring the Platform to Remove Alex Jones" (Adweek, Aug 2018)
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"A new protest is organizing to get Alex Jones booted off of Twitter" (Mashable, Aug 2018)
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"The #GrabYourWallet Co-Founder is Mobilizing Thousands Against Twitter Over its Alex Jones Policy" (Mic, Aug 2018)
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"Twitter users are protesting Alex Jones with a viral block list" (The Verge, Aug 2018)
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"Over 50k people have blocked Twitter’s biggest advertisers over the Alex Jones debacle (and you can too)" (The Next Web, Aug 2018)
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"It's Time to Quit Twitter" (Lifehacker, Aug 2018)
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"Amid Blocks, Bans, and Criticism, Dorsey Mulls a Twitter Redesign" (PC Mag, Aug 2018)
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"The Story of Ivanka Trump's Fashion Brand Illustrates the Power of a Shopping Boycott" (Glamour, July 2018)
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"How a Twitter Boycott Contributed to the Demise of the Ivanka Trump Brand" (Elle, July 2018)
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"Boycott Finally Ends for Shops That Sold Ivanka Trump’s Label" (Bloomberg, July 2018)
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Other Media Coverage of #GrabYourWallet
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ABC
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http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/transcript-george-stephanopoulos-interviews-trump-family/story?id=43105150
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The Atlantic
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https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/01/grabyourwallet-trump-boycott/512795/
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https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/04/trump-hurting-business/524793/?utm_source=atltw
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BBC
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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38005262
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Bloomberg
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-02/nordstrom-said-to-wind-down-relationship-with-ivanka-trump-brand
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-12/stores-play-hide-and-seek-with-ivanka-s-products
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-02/nordstrom-said-to-wind-down-relationship-with-ivanka-trump-brand
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Boston Herald
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http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/jaclyn_cashman/2016/10/cashman_ivanka_trumps_brand_endangered_by_derailing_train
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Business Insider
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http://www.businessinsider.com/nra-boycott-amazon-apple-and-fedex-2018-2?r=UK&IR=T
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http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-related-businesses-boycotted-2016-11
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http://www.businessinsider.com/nordstrom-letter-about-ivanka-trumps-brand-2016-11
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http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-boycott-companies-will-it-work-2016-11
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http://www.businessinsider.com/nordstrom-wont-ditch-ivanka-trump-2016-11
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http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-boycott-consumers-report-2016-12
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http://www.businessinsider.com/ivanka-trumps-conflicts-of-interest-2016-11
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http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-boycott-companies-will-it-work-2017-1
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http://www.businessinsider.com/macys-under-pressure-to-drop-ivanka-trump-2017-2
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http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-uber-ceo-backs-out-of-joining-trumps-business-council-2017-2
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http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-products-are-being-pulled-from-stores-2017-2
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http://www.businessinsider.com/bed-bath-and-beyond-drops-trump-brand-2017-3
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http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/amazon-prime-day-boycott-is-being-organized-by-anti-trump-group-2017-7-1002164096
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https://www.businessinsider.com/ivanka-trump-products-dropped-from-hudsons-bay-website-2018-7
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Bust
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http://bust.com/living/18587-the-girlcott-13-trump-related-businesses-you-should-stop-supporting.html
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Bustle
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https://www.bustle.com/p/9-trump-protest-tips-from-grab-your-wallets-founder-shannon-coulter-37837
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https://www.bustle.com/p/hudsons-bay-dropped-ivanka-trump-products-from-its-website-joining-a-ton-of-other-retailers-9763658
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Cosmopolitan
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http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/a7030742/ivanka-trump-boycott/
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http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/a8836085/grabyourwallet-founder-sharon-coulter-boycott/
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CBC
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http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/trump-retail-boycott-1.3822621
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https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/bay-ivanka-trump-clothing-line-dropped-1.4746574
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CBS News (National)
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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/one-clear-election-casualty-ivanka-trumps-brand/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=30466103
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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/anti-trump-grabyourwallet-boycott-is-gaining-steam/
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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/as-breitbart-wages-war-on-kelloggs-advertisers-flee/
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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/kellyanne-conway-on-ivankas-brand-go-buy-it-today/
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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ivanka-trump-brand-dropped-by-hudson-bay-stores-in-canada/
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CNN
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http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/27/news/ivanka-trump-brand/
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http://snpy.tv/2ksh2FX (archived panel discussion w/ CNN's Don Lemon)
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Elle
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http://www.elle.com/culture/career-politics/news/a40236/ivanka-trump-boycott/?src=socialflowTW
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Entrepreneur
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https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290122
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Financial Times
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https://www.ft.com/content/b6e0839e-a063-11e6-891e-abe238dee8e2
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Fortune
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http://fortune.com/2016/11/14/boycott-targets-trump-retailers/
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http://fortune.com/2016/10/26/ivanka-trump-brand/
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The Guardian
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/21/ivanka-trump-boycott-clothing-line
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/18/ivanka-trump-grab-your-wallet-shoes-com-bellacor
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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/01/trumpism-corporate-america-donald-trump-businesses?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/13/canada-hudsons-bay-ivanka-trump-fashion-line
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Glamour
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http://www.glamour.com/story/boycott-of-companies-that-carry-trump-products
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Globe & Mail
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https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-hudsons-bay-pulling-ivanka-trumps-clothing-line-from-stores-citing/
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Here and Now (Public Radio)
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http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2017/01/16/grab-your-wallet-trump
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The Hill
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http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/396971-ivanka-trumps-fashion-line-dropped-from-store-due-to
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Hollywood Reporter
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http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ivanka-trump-responds-grabyourwallet-boycott-941725
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Huffington Post
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/boycott-trump-list-of-retailers_us_582c789de4b0aa8910bde58f
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ivanka-trump-nordstrom_us_589480a9e4b0c1284f2555d3
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bed-bath-beyond-stopped-selling-its-trump-products_us_58deadc3e4b0c777f78731ea?u960awteuaxt21emi
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https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hudsons-bay-in-canada-dumping-ivanka-trump-roducts_us_5b496f82e4b022fdcc5988bb
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LA Times
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http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-trailguide-updates-shoppers-boycott-ivanka-trump-s-clothes-1477399500-htmlstory.html
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Mashable
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http://mashable.com/2017/01/31/trump-grabyourwallet-boycott-brands/#sOaGBk5tGkqP
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http://mashable.com/2016/11/15/boycott-donald-trump-business/#kaO8NsgvCkql
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http://mashable.com/2017/02/04/ivanka-trump-nordstrom-neiman-marcus/#y7.N8FQj9Oqr
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Mercury News
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http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/10/24/bay-area-woman-leads-ivanka-trump-boycott/
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Mic
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https://mic.com/articles/168624/meet-shannon-coulter-the-woman-leading-the-grabyourwallet-movement-and-getting-under-trumps-skin#.svVvhpB9b
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https://mic.com/articles/173718/6-months-after-the-grab-your-wallet-campaign-launched-co-founder-shannon-coulter-reflects#.Pmcl71wSI
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MSNBC (Shannon Coulter Interview w/ Joy Reid)
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http://mediaoneservices.com/shannon-coulter-10302016/
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New York Times
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/25/business/the-unlikely-general-behind-an-anti-trump-boycott.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/21/technology/how-battling-brands-online-has-gained-urgency-and-impact.html
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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/07/opinion/campaign-stops/what-ivanka-trump-cant-sell.html
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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/fashion/ivanka-trump-first-daughter.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/18/business/kawasaki-to-stop-sponsoring-apprentice-because-of-trump-involvement.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/02/business/nordstrom-ivanka-trump.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/08/business/ivanka-trump-nordstrom-tj-maxx.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/02/02/us/ap-us-nordstrom-ivanka-trump.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/02/02/us/politics/ap-us-trump-business-council.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/04/business/the-trump-brand.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/13/business/ivanka-trump-jewelry.html
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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/15/world/canada/hudsons-bay-ivanka-trump.html
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NBC News & NBC Bay Area
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http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/grab-your-wallet-s-shannon-coulter-there-s-no-quitting-n742236
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http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Bay-Area-Woman-Leads-Boycott-of-Trump-Products-398295191.html
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Nightline
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http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/presidential-election-affect-trump-brand-43321895
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NPR / Public Radio
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http://www.npr.org/2017/04/16/523960521/-grabyourwallets-anti-trump-boycott-looks-to-expand-its-reach
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http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2017/07/28/539945616/more-money-more-problems-for-amazon
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http://the1a.org/shows/2017-02-22/shopping-as-a-political-act
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NY Magazine
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http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/11/people-are-boycotting-companies-for-selling-trump-products.html?mid=twitter_cut
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http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/11/ivanka-trump-worried-about-campaigns-effect-on-business.html
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http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/10/people-are-using-twitter-to-protest-ivanka-trumps-line.html?mid=twitter-share-thecut
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http://nymag.com/thecut/2017/02/neiman-marcus-has-also-dropped-ivanka-trumps-line.html
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People
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http://people.com/style/ivanka-trump-clothing-line-boycott-grabyourwallet/
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Paris Match
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http://www.parismatch.com/Actu/International/Ivanka-Trump-va-t-elle-payer-le-prix-des-outrances-de-son-pere-1111028
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Philadelphia Inquirer
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http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/elizabeth_wellington/Is-it-fair-that-fashionistas-expect-Ivanka-Trump-to-pay-for-the-sins-of-her-father-.html
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Racked
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http://www.racked.com/2016/11/14/13623970/grabyourwallet-trump-boycott
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http://www.racked.com/2016/11/15/13630410/nordstrom-rack-department-store
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http://www.racked.com/2017/2/2/14485342/nordstrom-ivanka-trump-boycott
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http://www.racked.com/2017/2/3/14504258/ivanka-trump-nordstrom-response
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http://www.racked.com/2017/2/3/14497280/ivanka-trump-neiman-marcus-boycott
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http://www.racked.com/2017/2/7/14541756/tyra-banks-celebrity-apprentice-donald-trump
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https://www.racked.com/2018/7/13/17569214/hudsons-bay-ivanka-trump
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Sacramento Bee
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http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/10/24/bay-area-woman-leads-ivanka-trump-boycott/
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San Francisco Chronicle
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http://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/Boycotting-companies-tied-to-president-new-weapon-10932900.php
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https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/As-companies-distance-themselves-from-NRA-will-12718151.php
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San Jose Mercury News
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http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/10/24/bay-area-woman-leads-ivanka-trump-boycott/
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Slate
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http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2016/10/24/shoppers_boycott_ivanka_trump_s_clothing_line_to_protest_donald_s_comments.html
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Sydney Morning Herald
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http://www.smh.com.au/world/us-election/ivanka-trumps-brand-hit-with-boycott-as-women-urged-to-grabyourwallet-20161025-gsaljx.html
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http://www.smh.com.au/money/the-politics-of-shopping-are-consumer-boycotts-effective-20161128-gsywwm.html
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https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/major-chain-in-canada-pulls-ivanka-trump-s-clothing-20180715-p4zrmq.html
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Teen Vogue
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http://www.teenvogue.com/story/boycott-companies-that-sell-donald-trump-products-grab-your-wallets
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http://www.teenvogue.com/story/ll-bean-boycott-donald-trump?mbid=social_twitter
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http://www.teenvogue.com/story/shopping-boycotts-negatively-impacting-trump-brands
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https://www.teenvogue.com/story/should-teens-under-18-vote-experts-weigh-in
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TIME
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http://motto.time.com/4543055/ivanka-trump-clothing-boycott/?iid=sr-link1
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http://motto.time.com/4549980/ivanka-trump-responds-clothing-brand-boycott/
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http://motto.time.com/4684095/ivanka-trump-merchandise-boycott-creator/
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Town & Country Mag
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http://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/politics/news/a9195/ll-bean-boycott/
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Twitter Moments
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https://twitter.com/TwitterMoments/status/827326745745432576
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USA Today
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/cruises/2017/02/16/anti-trump-group-drops-call-carnival-boycott/98004546/
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http://www.usatoday.com/videos/money/business/2017/02/03/nordstrom-reportedly-dropping-ivanka-trump's-brand/97436668/
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2017/03/31/bed-bath-and-beyond-may-have-left-ivanka-trumps-line/99881882/
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US News & World Report
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http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/spending/articles/2017-06-05/can-you-and-your-money-make-the-world-a-better-place
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Vanity Fair
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http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/01/donald-trump-twitter-endorsement-repercussions-llbean
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http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/02/dwayne-johnson-kevin-plank-trump-under-armour?mbid+=social_facebook
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http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/02/ivanka-trump-nordstrom-neiman-marcus-boycott
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Vogue
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http://www.vogue.com/13497247/ivanka-trump-boycott-brand-response/
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http://www.vogue.com/article/voting-with-your-wallet-works
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Washington Post
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/27/you-cant-buy-that-its-ivanka-how-trumps-campaign-is-hurting-his-daughters-clothing-line/
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/after-trumps-election-there-are-two-americas-now/2016/11/21/12fa26c8-acec-11e6-8b45-f8e493f06fcd_story.html
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2016/11/21/how-fashion-is-drawing-political-battle-lines-after-the-trump-election/
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2017/02/13/the-woman-behind-the-boycott-that-is-pressuring-retailers-to-dump-the-trumps/?utm_term=.4a87816500f5
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/07/16/canadas-biggest-clothing-store-just-pulled-ivanka-trumps-brand-from-its-shelves/?utm_term=.704de5ae576e
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The Wrap
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http://www.thewrap.com/ivanka-trump-brand-boycott-grab-your-wallet/
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http://www.thewrap.com/celebrity-apprentice-loses-half-sponsors-amid-anti-trump-boycott-exclusive/
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http://www.thewrap.com/oreilly-loses-the-one-advertiser-whos-stood-by-him-angies-list/
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https://www.thewrap.com/ivanka-trump-products-dumped-canada-department-store-chain-hudsons-bay-company/
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Additional Media Coverage of #GrabYourWallet
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AOL News
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http://www.aol.com/article/lifestyle/2016/11/17/people-are-calling-for-retailers-to-drop-ivankas-line/21608615/
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CBS Bay Area
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http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/10/25/grabyourwallet-ivanka-trump-clothing-line-boycott-donald-trump/
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Democracy Now
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https://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/17/headlines/grabyourwallet_boycotts_companies_selling_trump_branded_products
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Daily Mail
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3865746/Women-boycotting-Ivanka-Trump-s-brand-continue-supports-father.html
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Buzzfeed
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https://www.buzzfeed.com/blakemontgomery/trump-boycott-organizers-struggle-to-create-a-national-movem?utm_term=.oeM7RXEgr#.vh6pPymE2
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https://www.buzzfeed.com/remysmidt/women-are-boycotting-ivanka-trumps-clothing-brand-to-protest?bftw&utm_term=.jnzW4lj5m#.vumM3mg7X
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Fader
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http://www.thefader.com/2016/11/14/trump-boycott-grab-your-wallet-spreadsheet
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Fast Company
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https://news.fastcompany.com/ivanka-trump-brushes-off-the-grabyourwallet-boycott-4023314
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https://news.fastcompany.com/bellacor-is-the-second-company-on-the-grabyourwallets-boycott-list-to-dump-trump-products-4025244
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Forbes
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardlevick/2016/12/05/the-trump-effect-consumer-boycotts-could-become-pervasive-on-both-sides/#6fce77ad31e0
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/maggiemcgrath/2017/02/03/a-grabyourwallet-effect-following-nordstrom-drop-ivanka-trump-line-disappears-from-neiman-marcus-website/#7478b3c29cab
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Forward
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https://forward.com/fast-forward/405704/canadas-biggest-department-store-chain-drops-ivanka-trump-line/
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Independent
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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/ivanka-trump-collection-boycott-grabyourwallet-protest-shannon-coulter-a7379156.html
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The Intercept
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https://theintercept.com/2017/04/12/how-to-jam-the-trump-brand/
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Jezebel
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https://theslot.jezebel.com/canadians-have-the-good-sense-to-reject-ivanka-trump-b-1827623782
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MAD Magazine
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http://www.madmagazine.com/blog/2017/02/09/mad-redesigns-the-nordstrom-logo
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NY Daily News
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http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny-news-hudsons-bay-ivanka-trump-20180715-story.html
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Perez Hilton
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http://perezhilton.com/cocoperez/2016-10-24-ivanka-trump-boycott-grab-your-wallet-twitter-trend#.WA681ZMrKRs
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Raw Story
315
http://www.rawstory.com/2016/10/donald-trump-is-killing-ivankas-business-as-women-boycott-her-brand-and-the-stores-that-carry-it/
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Refinery29
318
http://www.refinery29.com/2016/10/127358/ivanka-trump-boycott
319
https://www.refinery29.com/2018/07/204368/ivanka-trump-clothing-line-dropped-hudsons-bay
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Robert Reich's "First 100 Days of Resistance"
322
http://robertreich.org/post/153401540180
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SFist
325
http://sfist.com/2017/02/27/grab_your_wallet.php
326
327
US News & World Report
328
http://money.usnews.com/investing/slideshows/7-companies-that-people-are-boycotting-because-of-the-trump-family
329
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Yahoo News
331
https://www.yahoo.com/style/now-theres-a-grabyourwallet-chrome-extension-021731168.html