Join us May 21st at 6pm for a divest from the war teach-in at the Center for Constitutional Rights Manhattan office, located at 666 Broadway. Check-in is on the 7th floor.
BlackRock has billions of dollars invested in weapons companies such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Elbit, and General Dynamics. They also invest in civilian gun manufacturers. They position themselves as a company that is socially responsible, yet they continue to invest in weapons. They are making a killing on killing. The misconduct by weapons companies ranges from groundwater contamination to labor violations and includes overinflated pricing and overbilling the federal government. These companies are flagrantly engaging in bad business practices while misusing limited federal resources. By investing in weapons manufacturers, BlackRock is propping up wars, brutal conflicts, and human rights violations on a global scale. In addition to contributing to the atrocities of war, all five of these companies have dozens of documented cases of misconduct and the collective misuse of billions of federal dollars. BlackRock even has an iShares fund that exclusively profits off of weapons of war.
Help us prepare for the Wednesday, March 23th day of action at the BlackRock annual shareholders meeting.
May 21, 2018 at 6pm - 8pm
Center for Constitutional Rights
666 Broadway , 7th floor , New York , NY 10012, United States,