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Divestment on college campuses: a deeper look

“People gonna rise like the water, gonna calm this crisis down. I hear the voice of my great granddaughter, saying, ‘Divest BU now!’”

Nearly 100 student activists shouted those words, among other chants, as they marched on Boston University’s (BU) campus Thursday, Dec. 3,431 more words

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Today We Launch the Injustice Boycott in Standing Rock, San Francisco, and New York City

 An organized resistance, driven by local people and activists, supported by passionate believers all over the country and around the world.   

By Shaun King  Medium… 1,858 more words
Activism

Divest and Halt DAPL


Concetta Ferrell, Xray technologist and San Jose Stands with Standing Rock organizer

Concetta recently divested money from her account at JP Morgan Chase Bank. Chase Bank is one of 17 financial institutions that fund the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). 109 more words

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BDS is not the only tactic against Israeli occupation, but it is working

This week, the BDS National Committee (BNC) published a round-up of campaigning for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel during 2016, including a summary of “the most significant indicators of direct and indirect BDS impact in various fields”. 965 more words

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GAMBLING MONOPOLY LOOMS?

For decades now, I’ve been a lone voice calling for the divestment of horse racing to the private sector.

My calls were greeted with howls of derision by “experts” 1,333 more words

Round The Clock With The Terrible Tout

A little subversion at TD's expense. 

Had a little fun with divestment today, and hopefully made a little bit of a difference in the world.

Turns out, TD Bank (and a few other Canadian banks) have been helping to fund the Dakota Access Pipeline. 239 more words

Activism

Move Your Money Out of Big Banks

When you have money at a bank, in a savings or checking account, they use that money for their own loans and investments, while ensuring that you can withdraw the amount listed as your balance if need be. 363 more words

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