STATES AND CITY COUNCILS IN THE UNITED STATES PRESS FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION AGAINST INVESTMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

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by Gail Morlan, American Committee on Africa, United Nations Centre Against Apartheid
New York, New York, United States
March 1981
Publisher: United Nations
10 pages
The report summarizes legislative action taken by States and City Councils, including divestment from corporations and banks doing business in South Africa, selective purchasing, and the Krugerrand. The issue of responsible investment of public funds is growing across the U.S. About a dozen states and ten cities have considered legislation dealing in various ways with corporations and banks that operate in South Africa. • Introduction • I. California • II. Connecticut • III. District of Columbia • IV. Illinois • V. Indiana • VI. Massachusetts • VII. Michigan • VIII. Minnesota • IX. Nebraska • X. New York • XI. Ohio • XII. Oregon • XIII. Wisconsin
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root