Author Archives: Jamie Henn

“Defund the Police” and “Divest from Fossil Fuels” Go Hand-In-Hand

This blog post was written by two Stop the Money Pipeline steering committee members, Moira Birss, Climate & Finance Director at Amazon Watch, and Jamie Henn, coordinator of the STMP communications working group.  Should climate activists get behind defunding the police?  It’s a question that’s being asked across the climate justice movement as the Movement […]

Chase Lends to Fossil Fuels Companies — But Not Black Communities

Protests are underway at Chase bank branches in the city of Chicago, where a recent report showed that of the $7.5 billion in home purchase loans Chase has provided since 2012, only 1.9% has gone to Black neighborhoods. “If your dollar goes into [Chase] Bank … you are funding your oppression,” said activist Ja’Mal Green, […]

Divest from Racism, Invest in Justice

Stop the Money Pipeline is a coalition of over 100 organizations working together to pressure financial institutions to stop financing climate destruction and start respecting Indigenous sovereignty and human rights. There is no human right more fundamental than the right to live. We stand in solidarity with all those who are demanding justice for the […]

The ReWIND Act Will Help Make Sure Money Gets to People Not Polluters

Climate, social justice, and progressive groups applaud the new ReWIND Act as an important measure to prevent a Big Oil Bailout WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hundreds of environmental, social justice, labor, and progressive organizations applauded the release of the ReWIND Act, new legislation introduced today that would block a Big Oil Bailout and ensure relief money […]

Under Pressure, JP Morgan Chase Demotes Former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond from Board Leadership Role 

New York, NY — Bowing to pressure from climate and shareholder activists, JP Morgan Chase will be demoting former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond from his Lead Independent Director position on the bank’s board. The news was buried in a filing with the SEC released on Friday.  Stop the Money Pipeline, a coalition of over 100 […]

Mnuchin’s Big Oil Bailout will Line the Pockets of CEOs Instead of Helping American Families 

Washington, D.C. — Environmental groups expressed outrage on Wednesday evening at the news that the Trump Administration is moving forward with a bailout for oil and gas companies instead of prioritizing direct aid to American families and workers who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.  “Big Oil is looking to steal as […]