So is your Fidelity account underwriting genocide in Sudan? Is your pension fund helping finance the janjaweed militias that throw babies into bonfires in Darfur and Chad?
The answer to both questions is complicated but may be yes, and that's one reason a divestment campaign is gaining strength around America and abroad.
... Five (U.S.) cities have divested ... A bill before Congress would bar certain companies active in Sudan from receiving federal contracts.
... More than other money managers, Fidelity has resisted the pressure and clung firmly to Sudan-related investments. So Darfur campaigners are urging investors to avoid Fidelity mutual funds: more information is at https://fidelityoutofsudan.net/signpetition.
Monday, February 12, 2007
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