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#ShutDownKKR day of online action

Putting pressure on banks and investment firms like KKR has sometimes been successful in stopping the funding for fossil fuel projects. Often this pressure is applied by scheduling a specific date to coordinate actions across the country or world. There … Continue reading

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Divest from Banks Funding Fossil Fuel

We are in the midst of climate chaos. 25 tornadoes yesterday, the continued massive flooding along the Missouri River, two powerful cyclones in Mozambique, record ice loss, and increasing carbon dioxide and methane levels in the air. The broken levee … Continue reading

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Time to Sue the Banks

As the consequences of climate change become increasingly frequent and severe, so much so that the UN Human Rights Committee is asking the United States to explain what it is doing to protect the “right to life”, banks are INCREASING … Continue reading

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Climate activism and the fossil fuel industry’s financial crisis

For the past seven years climate activists have used every technique we could think of to stop fossil fuel mining and infrastructure construction. We got another one. On Monday evening, Bank of America said that it will no longer finance … Continue reading

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The web of organizing and organizers

As I’ve been researching the concept of rural mutual aid, I was glad to discover my friend Todd Zimmer is involved. Todd was one of the trainers from the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) who came to Des Moines in the … Continue reading

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How effective?

Recent reactions to posts about actions related to social and environmental justice have made me reflect again on their effectiveness. My very good friend Alvin Sangsuwangul at the Kheprw Institute (KI) frequently asks, “what actually changed as a result?” My … Continue reading

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What can I do?

I am glad to have received the following email message this morning. I’ve been struggling. I was wondering if you were going to write anything about the recent protests and being Quaker? I obviously support BLM but I am struggling … Continue reading

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Morgan Stanley Action

I am continuing to work with the Rainforest Action Network (RAN).  Now that Keystone has been rejected, we are working on businesses that finance fossil fuel development.  While many have stopped such practices, Morgan Stanley continues to finance fossil fuel … Continue reading

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Morgan Stanley stops financing coal

The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) announced today that Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo have taken steps to stop financing fossil fuel development. Recently we delivered a petition signed by over 11,000 people to the Indianapolis Morgan Stanley offices, asking them … Continue reading

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Morgan Stanley debriefing

Thanks to everyone who supported these actions, and who made calls to Morgan Stanley regarding their financing of fossil fuel development.  My Scattergood classmate, Wendy, helped spread the word via Facebook. Ted, who I work with in the Keystone Pledge … Continue reading

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