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The Big Climate Short

The book and the movie The Big Short documented how a tiny number of investors recognized that sub-prime mortgages and derivatives were headed for a financial train wreck and made a fortune by selling them short.  480 more words


Using Your Power as a Consumer

Originally Published: 04/05/2013 04:35 pm ET │Updated Jun 05, 2013

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

Did you know that consumer spending equates to 70 percent of our country’s economic activity? 453 more words

Fossil Free Stockholm County - write to the County Council Finance Commissioner and demand divestment!

Click to sign here.

I don’t hold out much hope that this will work, but please do what you can.


problem with government banks is that they are government banks

while everyone is counting the exact figure of non-performing assets, no one has taken time to see how messy, obsolete is the slip that is to be attached when depositing cash in a public sector bank. 370 more words


Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize: BDS Movement for Palestinian Rights

BDS Movement for Palestinian Rights Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

By Bjørnar Moxne. Norway deputy

OSLO, Norway, Feb 2 2018 (IPS) – As a member of the Norwegian parliament, I proudly use my authority as an elected official to nominate the… 526 more words


UNISON launches a campaign for pension fund divestment with a Guide for Local Unions

On January 10, 2018,  the U.K. union UNISON launched a campaign to encourage members of local government pension schemes to push for changes in the investment of their funds – specifically, to “explore alternative investment opportunities, allowing schemes to sell their shares and bonds in fossil fuels and to go carbon-free.”  A key tool in this campaign: … 220 more words

Announcing our first-ever Divest Fest (24 February, 9.30am at 75 Harrington St, Cape Town)

Welcome to 2018, and the slightly mad state of play in South Africa right now: Day Zero is rapidly approaching in Cape Town, while cities and institutions of the stature of  224 more words

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