"They have a moral obligation to listen to us," says one community organizer, "to invest in sustainable energy projects which bring lasting growth and jobs not built on dying industries like coal and oil."
Trying to do business with a socially responsible bank is like trying to do business with a socially responsible gas station—if we want to boycott all the bad ones, we’ll have to bury our money in the back yard and walk eveywhere.
The alternative (at least for banking) is to transfer all your accounts to local credit unions—hit 'em where they’ll feel it. As for motor fuel? I anxiously await Harley-Davidson’s introduction of its plug-in hybrid Sportster
WHho or what takes care of money on deposit in Credit Unions?
If you think banks are not connected you are wrong.
Why dos everyone seem to think Noble Natives make great stewards of the lands?
Why did the Souix leadership whose tribal members led the Dakota pipeline protest divert 100’s of thousands of worldwide donations into the General funds of their treasury and use them for projects completely unconnected to protestors?
Why did Souix leadership by a majority vote not support the protest once it went beyond a month, and why did they and not protest leaders get to consult with police, Mayor of nearby community and Fed authorities from BIA.
Every tribal government in WA State flat out sold timberlands to clear cutting Corporate concerns.
CONCERNS THAT TALKED WITH BIA OFFICIALS, briibes galore to them and Salaries etc for Tribal bureaucracy taking huge cut from even individualy owned timber plots.
All while letting Corp hire GYPO loggers who only logged easy and most valuable species while leaving less valuable and hard to reach rot on ground?
ON Navajo lands are some of most environmentally destroyed lands of any reservations.Tribal lands going to Koch Brothers coal fired energy plants that are worse polluters of all, with royalty to tribes going through BOA bureaucrats who disperse luxury to tribal elders while people’s on res suffer worse poverty level and heAlth levels imaginable.
TRIBAL LEADERS GAVE AND STILL GIVE OUT URANIUM MINING CLAIMS WJILE HAVING TENS OF THOUSANDS ACERS OUNRESTORED MINES.
THEY EVEN GAVE PERMISSION TO ONE WELL CONNECTED FAMILY TO SELL A MINING CLAIM RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO A GRADE SCHOOL.
WHICH WAS ILLEGAL BY ALL HEALTH STANDARDS ON RES OR US SOILS.
The theft by BIA with collusion of corrupt tribal officials let hundreds of millions in tribal royalties disapear…
Greed corruption and all other human avarice know no ethnic or religious boundaries.
The Souix Council told protestor to disperse early on in protest and let their legal council lawyers take it to court. Otherwise their lawyers, those that were hired by protestors with donations actually were in competition with tribesleagle fethreless eagles.