Viewpoint: Boston must divest from prisons, reinvest in its values

//Viewpoint: Boston must divest from prisons, reinvest in its values

Viewpoint: Boston must divest from prisons, reinvest in its values

Despite struggling with deep-seated racial tensions locally, in 1984 Boston passed legislation prohibiting the city’s investment in companies doing business with South Africa’s apartheid state. More than three decades later, social-justice advocates are once again hoping to use divestment to address racial injustice, this time occurring right here in the U.S. Late last year, Boston activists and investors announced a divestment campaign targeting the city’s investments in companies…

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By | 2019-04-07T21:00:00+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Economics|

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