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Market Insider - Responding to Trump's Plastic Straws, Bernie Sanders Supporters Launch "Trump Sucks" Metal Straws

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PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire  Aug. 5, 2019, 06:00 AM LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- At a time when cities, countries, and companies around the world are banning plastic straws because of the harm they cause to the environment and human health, Donald Trump's reelection campaign has begun selling them as merchandise. This was the last straw for self-described progressive Democrats Julia Jaye Posin and Max Goldberg, who happened to own a reusable metal straw company, Steel Straw. "It felt like a cruel slap in the face. It's unbelievable how low Trump will go," says Max Goldberg, co-founder at Steel Straw. "We decided to launch a new line of metal straws that represent our values for the 2020 presidential election." Steel Straw now sells metal straws colored Democratic...

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Voyage LA interviews Steel Straw Co-Founder Julia Jaye Posin

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Today we’d like to introduce you to Julia Jaye Posin. So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.Growing up in a town of 1,072 people in Southern Oregon, I was surrounded by expansive nature. It was easy to fall in love with the wilderness enjoying the forest as my playground and the creeks and ponds as my pool. At eight years old, I attended my first protest against clearcutting. I marched down the street with a branch in my hand with my best friend, chanting “save the trees, save the trees!” Little did I know, 15 years later I’d make national news by getting arrested for climbing into...

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