NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY INTEREST IN SOUTH AFRICA

by Southern Africa Liberation Information Group
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Undated, 1972?
3 pages
The report discusses companies involved in southern Africa in which Northwestern University invests, including Abbot Labs, Chrysler, Conill Corp., Chase Manhattan, Kodak, GE, GM, Goodyear, Gulf Oil, IBM, ITT, Mobil, Motorola, Polaroid, G.D. Searle, Singer, Standard Oil Indiana, Texaco, US Steel, Westinghouse, Ashland Oil, Weyerhaeuser, and Nalco Chemical. It states that IBM South Africa has expanded the pass system for non-whites into a "Book of Life" system for all, Gulf Oil Corp. has major operations in Angola and their annual payment to the Portuguese colonial government finances half of Portgual's military effort, and General Motors has built large assembly plants in South Africa. These companies are supporting the oppressive regimes and economies of Southern Africa, while people in the region are struggling for liberation and self-determination. The report discusses ANC (African National Congress), FRELIMO (Mozambique Liberation Front), MPLA (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola), PAIGC (African Party for Independence of Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde Islands), SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organization), and ZAPU (Zimbabwe African People's Union). • LIBERATION MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA • DONATIONS OF USEABLE SUPPLIES AND MONEY CAN BE SENT TO • I. military aid to the liberation struggles in southern Africa • II. non-military aid