#DivestFromWar – Daily Action for Wednesday

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Today we’re taking action against BlackRock!

No, not Black Water — the now infamous para-military firm! BlackROCK is an investment firm, and they have more than $5.6 billion invested in Lockheed Martin! And while you may not know them, their CEO recently made a statement that he was going to start holding the companies they invest in accountable for being responsible corporate citizens!  So let’s all take a minute to send a message to BlackRock on Facebook & Twitter to tell them that being a responsible corporate citizens means you don’t make a killing on killing.


Here’s the info you need:

Post to Facebook

Sample Message You Can Share: BlackRock is making a killing on killing! You’ve invested billions in Lockheed Martin and are profiting off a corporation that creates weapons of war. Your CEO says that you want socially responsible corporate citizens, but you profit off of death and destruction! Making war is a dirty business that pollutes our air and water, and poisons our communities around the world.

Tweet @BlackRock

Sample Message You Can Tweet: $ from @BlackRock is making a killing on killing! The war machine is poisoning the air and water in the U.S. and the world. #divestfromwar


Thanks for taking action today! We’ll see you tomorrow!  

Because of you, we can throw a wrench in this war machine and start shining on a light on companies who are profiting on the backs of death and destruction around the world!

Thanks for your dedication,
Ann, Ariel, Brienne, Jodie, Katie, Kelly, Mark, Mary, Medea, Nancy, Natasha, Paki, Sarah, and Tighe

P.S.   Did you sign-up for the Thunderclap on Saturday, Feb. 10?

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