Taking Money from Banks Profiting off of Destroying the Earth: Financing Our Own Desecration by Matt Remle

In August 2016, I reached out to Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant to see if we could launch an ambitious effort to end Seattle’s financial relationship with Wells Fargo. Continue reading

Divestment Activists Push Seattle University to Divest from Fossil Fuels

In 2012, students at Seattle University launched a campaign to get their school to divest from fossil fuels. In September 2018, after a long six-year campaign, Seattle University announced that it would divest from fossil fuels in its endowment.  They are the first university in Washington State to divest from fossil fuels. Continue reading

Divest and Reinvest – A Future For Us All by Nikkita Oliver and Matt Remle

It was in early August 2016, as bulldozers desecrated grave sites and sacred lands along the Cannonball River on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and private security unleashed attack dogs on water protectors, that it became clear that our efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline through our moral, Tribal treaty rights and environmental arguments were becoming less and less effective. Continue reading

Kill the Funding, Kill the Pipeline, Divest the Globe by Matt Remle

Corporations and banks will not move on from the fossil fuel era because of our compelling moral and ecological arguments about why they should. So we are learning to speak their language. Money talks. Continue reading

Indigenous Women From Standing Rock And Allies on Divestment Delegation In Europe

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California (September 20, 2017) – From September 30th through October 14th, 2017, a delegation of Indigenous women from across the United States who have been at the forefront of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) resistance effort and other movements to stop fossil fuel extraction and infrastructure which pose threats to Indigenous and human rights, self-determination, lands and culture will travel to Norway, Switzerland and Germany. Continue reading