First Wells Fargo, next Seattle’s pension fund? Activists target other investments over Dakota Access Pipeline

Fresh from their victory getting the Seattle City Council to dump Wells Fargo for lending to the Dakota Access Pipeline developers, climate activists now want to go a step further and get the city to divest employee pension funds from fossil-fuel investments.

“Wells Fargo is not enough,” City Councilmember Kshama Sawant said at a community meeting Monday night at Washington Hall, organized to discuss next steps in the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. “The city pension fund has $2.5 billion in fossil fuels (investments) and we are demanding that we divest from that. This is the next step. We have to strike while the iron is hot!”

Read on.

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One response to “First Wells Fargo, next Seattle’s pension fund? Activists target other investments over Dakota Access Pipeline

  1. hard to take these boozo’s seriously….canceling a Big Bank because of a pipe-line investment, but not 500k fraudulent acco8nts and fees AND…, after a forensic audit of Seattle property mortgages, showing VAST fraud..nothing but suppression of the theft and facts….they are all TOOLS

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