Divestment

How to Divest. In the Town of Wall Street, Applaud the NYC Comptroller Brad Lander, the NYC Council and Amalgamated Bank.

In recent years we have full out launched into another nuclear arms race, without discussion of facts nor citizen input. By far, we have put forth the largest outlay in history for our Pentagon budget. Instead of using the wisdom…

Canada’s Big Banks Urged to drop nuclear from Green Investment Portfolios

78 Public Interest groups are calling on Canada’s biggest banks to drop investments in nuclear power, including so-called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) from their fossil-free and ESG* investment portfolios. The banks are all members of the Net Zero Banking Alliance,…

Face 2 Face with Seth Shelden

On this show we speak with Seth Shelden, United Nations Liaison with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Seth speaks about New York City just joined the ICAN Cities Appeal and calling on the US to join the UN Treaty…

Palestine solidarity sweeps the US as Israel continues assault on Gaza

Hundreds gathered in Terry Schrunk Plaza in downtown Portland, Oregon with signs denouncing the violence that is now crushing the Gaza Strip’s over two million residents. At this storytelling rally, Palestinians — who are so often rendered invisible in discussions…

NYC Council Hearing for Res. 0976 and Int. 1621 Public and Written Testimonies

New York City Council Hearing on Resolution 0976 – 2019 calling on the New York City Comptroller to instruct the pension funds of public employees in New York City to divest from and avoid any financial exposure to companies involved…

New York City Prepares Nuclear Option

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War There really only is one option when it comes to nuclear weapons, and that is to do everything we can to abolish them before they abolish us. New York City Council will be voting…

Kyushu Financial Group (KFG) avoids inhumane weapons

By Susi Snyder for the Don’t Bank on the Bomb Campaign. On July 10th, Kyushu Financial Group (KFG) released its new corporate policy paper, which includes prohibitions of investment or loans for companies that develop and/or produce inhumane weapons such…

New York City Moved to Divest and Ban Nuclear Weapons

By David Andersson On Wednesday, June 9, New York City Council members Dromm, Rosenthal and Kallos introduced Resolution 976 to: 1) require the city to divest from financial institutions involved in the production and maintenance of nuclear weapons; and 2)…

Swedish pension fund to abandon nuclear weapons investments

Today Sweden’s fourth national pension fund company, AP4, announced via a press statement that it is to divest from firms involved in the production of nuclear weapons, such as Airbus, Boeing and Raytheon. In June last year, AP4 had more…

Nuclear weapons are terrifying, but what can I do?

Nuclear weapons are indeed the worst weapon ever created. They are designed to decimate cities. The Red Cross & the UN have said that if they’re used in a populated area, there’s no help coming[1], there’s nothing anyone can do…

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