Futurist, behaviorist, and evolutionary biologist Dr. Judith Hand presents a brief introduction to cutting edge or unfamiliar hypotheses, indicating how they relate to the human potential for peace: origins of cooperation and altruism, origins of empathy and morality; origin of
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Grassroots-led divestment campaigns are springing up all over the world. There's a reason why divestment is trending, and that's because it's a winning organizing tactic. Divestment gives direct agency to individuals and communities to cut ties to destructive industries. Change can be affected on a grassroots level, by individuals (switching banks and divesting retirement funds), by institutions (divesting universities, workplaces, & religious organizations, among others) and by communities (divesting municipal & state public pension funds).
In this panel, three leading organizers will present case studies of successful & diverse divestment models, including fossil fuel and weapons divestment. Beyond divestment, we will explore how divestment must be paired with reinvestment strategies that advance a just transition from a war economy to a local peace economy.
Moderator: Greta Zarro, Organizing Director, World BEYOND War; West Edmeston, NY, USA
Panelists: David Swanson (Co-Founder & Executive Director, World BEYOND War; Charlottesville, VA, USA); Susi Snyder (Coordinator for Don't Bank on the Bomb; Utrecht, The Netherlands); Kelly Curry (CODEPINK Local Peace Economy Organizer; Oakland, CA, USA)
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