Divestment

Divestment via Public Banking

Divestment via Public Banking

By: Erica Stanojevic, July 18, 2019 Cities and counties hold billions of dollars of public money in Wall Street banks. Legally, these corporate banks own and control this money, which they use to finance harmful industries including: private prisons, immigrant […]

Charlottesville Divests from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

World BEYOND War — June 3, 2019 On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers. Here’s the resolution as […]

Charlottesville to Vote 6/3 to Divest from Weapons, Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, May 19, 2019 A coalition organized as DivestCville.org is asking the City of Charlottesville, Va., to divest all public money from weapons companies, major war profiteers, and fossil fuel companies. At its […]

Charlottesville Must Divest from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 2, 2019 The City of Charlottesville will be considering the question of divestment from weapons and fossil fuels at its meeting on May 6th. For details on the divestment campaign, how to attend […]

Greta Zarro at NoToNato protest

Resistance & Reconstruction: A Call to Action

By Greta Zarro, April 2019 From Magasinet Motvind We live in an era of information, where news from every corner of the globe is accessible at our fingertips. The problems of the world are laid bare in front of us, […]

Bullets

Divesting Temple from the War Machine

By Hal Conte, April 2, 2019 From Freely Magazine A consortium of 90 anti-war, peace and environmental groups are seeking to divest Temple University and other colleges as well as municipalities citywide and nationwide from weapons manufacturers and military contractors, […]

New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street

Wealth Concentration Drives a New Global Imperialism

By Peter Phillips, March 14, 2019 Regime changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are reflections of a new global imperialism imposed by a core of capitalist nations in support […]

Asking Charlottesville to Divest from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

Reach this page at divestcville.org. Divest all public money from weapons companies, major war profiteers, and fossil fuel companies. The following draft is endorsed by Indivisible Charlottesville, Casa Alma Catholic Worker, RootsAction, World BEYOND War, Code Pink, Charlottesville Coalition For […]

Asking Charlottesville VA to divest from war

We’re Asking Charlottesville to Divest from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, February 28, 2019 Charlottesville, Virginia, has yet to take down its racist statues (the ones all the fuss has been about or any of the other ones). Charlottesville has yet to ban guns from public events. It […]

Talk Nation Radio: Greta Zarro on Organizing a World BEYOND War

Greta Zarro is Organizing Director at World BEYOND War. She has a background in issue-based community organizing. Her experience includes volunteer recruitment and engagement, event organizing, coalition building, legislative and media outreach, and public speaking. Greta graduated as valedictorian from […]