Post Tagged with: "human rights"

Poor Execution

For those of us who aren’t economics majors, the details of the new campaign by Georgetown, Divest! – and the university’s response to it – may seem somewhat baffling. Anyone who does comb through all of the facts, however, will conclude that Georgetown, Divest! is a group with a good[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Students Decry No Investment Oversight

At the Friday morning meeting of members of the Georgetown, Divest! Coalition and university administrators, disagreement stemmed over the ethics of delegating endowment allocation to fund managers. The meeting was held to discuss the coalition’s call for the university to redirect endowment funds away from companies that benefit from human[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Coalition Seeks GU Stance on Israeli Human Rights Violations

Following a growing international movement to curb human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine, students have formed a coalition demanding the university cut any assets traced to companies tied to such violations. Comprised of student groups such as the Georgetown Solidarity Committee and Students for Justice in Palestine, the coalition[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized