BREAKING THE LINKS THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY and the U.S.

Special Supplement
by Southern Africa Committee
with Jennifer Davis, Truman Dunn, Michael Shafer, David McGloin, Bill Hartung, Mark Beittel
New York, New York, United States
September 1979
20 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Canada
Language: English
Contents: Overview • Sullivan Code-Cleaning Up the Corporate Image • Slouching Toward Reform-US Corporations Under Apartheid • New Dollars for South Africa • After Wiehahn-New Forms of Control • Swapping Energy Know How-US and South Africa Collaborate • Fluor and Its Workers • Bank Campaign: Planning for the Eighties • More History to Make • Resources on Southern Africa • This pamphlet is a reprint of part of the September 1979 issue of <em>Southern Africa</em> magazine. The pamphlet discusses the U.S. corporate role Southern Africa, activists, students, the Bantustan Policy, the African National Congress (ANC), the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), nuclear power stations, Westinghouse, Babcock and Wilcox, General Motors (GM), Ford, Control Data, Mobil, Caltex, the Protection of Business Act, the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC), Reverend Leon Sullivan, Perkins Diesel, Massey Ferguson, the Sharpeville massacre, the Federation of South African Trade Unions (FOSATU), SACTU (the South African Congress of Trade Unions), Minister of Cooperation and Development Pieter Koornhof, the Black Consciousness Movement, the Mines and Works Act, the Black Building Workers Act, the divestiture movement, the Carter administration, OPEC, SASOL II, the South African Coal, Oil and Gas Corporation (SASOL), the Fisher-Tropsch coal-to-oil process, Minister of Finance Owen Horwood, Fluor Corporation, the International Committee on Coal Research, the Campaign to Oppose Banks Loans to South Africa (COBLSA), Dumisani Kumalo, U.S. National Bank of Oregon, the Private Export Funding Corporation (PEFCO), Marion Malcolm, the Lane County Labor Council, Pat Bolland of the Dawson College, Citibank, Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Bank of America (BOA), Beate Klein, Stop Banking on Apartheid ($BOA), the Berkeley Responsible Investment Ordinance, the California Nurses Association, Wells Fargo, Non-Intervention in Chile (NICH), Riggs Bank, Carolyn Long, the D.C. bank campaign, Seattle First National Bank (SeaFirst), United Food and Commercial Workers, the Retail Clerks International Union, the Amalgamated Meatcutters, the AFL-CIO, Steve Biko, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Chase Manhattan Bank, Columbia, Barnard College, Jewish Theological Seminary, Union Theological Seminary, First National City Bank, Rhodesian chrome, Gulf Oil, the South Africa Catalyst Project, Terri Ann Lowenthal, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Black and Decker, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa (BCLSA), Concerned Citizens Committee on Southern Africa, Corporate Data Exchange, the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), the Northeast Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa, the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), Mtshana Ncube, ZAPU, Amandla Festival of Unity, Soweto, Harry Oppenheimer, Anglo-American, the Urban Foundation, Otis Elevator, the Southern Company, the United Mine Workers of America, and anti-redlining groups. [Note on date: The pamphlet is dated September but, as a reprint, it must have been produced after the September issue of magazine.]
Used by permission of former members of the Southern Africa Committee.
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections