|Fwd: Thank you for signing the petition to Larry Fink||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: patty guerrero (pattypaxicloud.com)|
|Date: Wed, 23 May 2018 13:11:24 -0700 (PDT)|
Thanks for signing this. patty (plus, we had a fun salon meeting last night reading poetry from Mary Oliver, Rumi, Hafiz, Chuang Tzy, Angelus Silesius and others. One never knows what we’ll do at salon) > Begin forwarded message: > > From: CODEPINK INFO <info [at] codepink.org> > Subject: Thank you for signing the petition to Larry Fink > Date: May 23, 2018 at 3:07:08 PM CDT > To: patty guerrero <pattypax [at] icloud.com> > > > > Dear patty, > > Thank you for signing the petition to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. > To take further action visitwww.codepink.org/blackrock > <http://www.codepink.org/blackrock> > > Please forward this email on to others who may want to sign: > > Here's the full petition: > > BlackRock CEO Larry Fink: #DivestFromWar > > Dear Mr. Fink, > > BlackRock must divest from weapons manufacturers, which produce the tools and > weapons for war and violence in Palestine, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, > and countless other areas where the U.S. is active in conflict. The result is > the loss of innocent lives and turmoil around the world. > > The sale of U.S. weapons to oppressive regimes like Saudi Arabia is a shining > example of how the products made by these companies are not responsible or > beneficial to the global community. As you surely know, the country of Yemen > is on the edge of famine brought on by the brutal assault from the Saudi > regime, a country who recently purchased billions in arms from U.S. weapon > manufacturers. > > We also see these weapons at home. You have recognized the danger of civilian > firearms by creating funds that exclude those manufacturers, yet BlackRock > remains silent on the weapons used in global conflict. Those same weapons are > given to police forces in our communities and turned against Americans. The > violence BlackRock profits from is in our streets, and the streets of the > world. > > You recently made a statement that BlackRock will hold companies accountable > to be good global citizens. Obviously, a statement is not enough, when > BlackRock continues to invest in companies engaging in war and conflict, > which results in the deaths of innocent civilians and destruction of > sovereign nations. There should be no profit from war. The stakes are too > high to be driven by profit margins. > > BlackRock must divest from, and stop investing in, companies that sell > weapons used in war and violence around the world and at home. > > Yours Sincerely, > > > > Your friends can sign here: > http://www.codepink.org/larryfink?recruiter_id=745580 > <http://www.codepink.org/larryfink?recruiter_id=745580> > > This email was sent to pattypax [at] icloud.com. To stop receiving updates on > this page, unsubscribe here > <http://www.codepink.org/forms/page_unsubscribes/11202?e=5fde862debee58d012890a3c07e89e20>. > > CODEPINK · 2010 Linden Ave, Venice, CA 90291, United States > > Created with NationBuilder <http://nationbuilder.com/>, software for leaders.
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