Category Archives: In The News

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 […]

Mnuchin’s Big Oil Bailout

TAKE ACTION 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 […]

Lineup Announcement: AOC at Earth Day Live!

  From April 22, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, to April 24, activists, performers, thought leaders, and artists will come together for an empowering, inspiring, and communal three day livestream mobilization. The fights against the coronavirus and the climate crisis go hand-in-hand, and as we work to flatten the curve of this pandemic, we […]

Connecticut insurance companies invest $221 billion in fossil fuels: report

April 9, 2020, Hartford, CT – Connecticut Citizen Action Group, Sierra Club Connecticut, and 10 other Connecticut organizations, released “Connecticut Insurers: Ensuring the Climate Crisis” spelling out how the Connecticut insurance industry is ensuring climate change by continuing to underwrite fossil fuel projects and invest in fossil fuels. “Climate change will have a massive impact […]

Private Banks Owning Oil Companies Is A Recipe for Disaster

NEW YORK, NY — The news that major U.S. banks like JPMorgan Chase are preparing to ask regulators to allow them to take direct ownership of oil and gas companies should ring major alarm bells on Capitol Hill and across the nation, according to organizations with the Stop the Money Pipeline coalition.  On Thursday evening, […]

WATCH: CEO goes off on hedge funds, billionaires begging for a bailout, “Let them fail.”

Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya discusses his view of the markets amid the coronavirus pandemic on CNBC’s “Halftime Report”, April 9, 2020. Watch the full interview on CNBC   Now watch the Remix!   In a time of universal deceit — telling the truth is a revolutionary act go off, comrade ✊ (all hail .@Alex_Danco […]