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Pro-War Business Boycott

PDX IMC should begin compiling a list of overtly Pro-war businesses in Portland for boycott.
PDX IMC should begin compiling a list of overtly Pro-war businesses in Portland for boycott.

Meanwhile, everyone who hasn't already should immediately move their money to a non-profit community credit union, or simply stop using banks altogether.

Continue to boycott corporate chains that destroy local business, promote sprawl, and lead to homogenization of the landscape and culture.
Credit Union that invests in Green funds... 24.Mar.2003 21:01

The Rearguard therearguard@pdx.edu

Here is a bank that from what I am told from people who have their money in there it invests in Green funds and socially responsible funds.

Resource Conservation Federal Credit Union
1910 SE 11th
Portland, OR 97214
503-230-1441

Just do it... take your money out of the military industrial complex and the big corporate criminals who support this war and this unjust system.

VOTE WITH YOUR MONEY EVERY DAY.

Safeway is owned by the Rockfellers,
Don't buy anything from the following places that are the obvious for now.

BOYCOTT: SAFEWAY, NORDSTROMS, STARBACKS, UPS, AMERICAN AIRLINES, UNITED AIRLINES, NIKE, COCA-COLA, PEPSI, TACO-BELL, McDONALDS, BURGER KING, US BANK, WELLS FARGO etc.

I am working on a comprehensive list of business that will include the Portland Business Alliance and all business Francesconi (City Hall Counil member) is associated with. He voted against the anti-war proposal in City Hall.

BOYCOTT ALL PRO-WAR BUSINESSES.
PULL AS MUCH MONEY AS YOU CAN OUT OF MAJOR BANKS. DO IT NOW.

who wins in this war? 24.Mar.2003 21:29

raina raingirl@graffiti.net

Today right before I logged on to indymedia I ran a search for war profiteers. Other than the obvious oil intrests, I can't find any. How are the companies you mentioned above profiting from this war? I'd like to make a flyer and maybe we could even visit some of these buisnesses on a march or something. Who else is making the moeny here and how? Does anyone know?


Precision Cast Parts 24.Mar.2003 23:34

tatumama

Precision cast parts makes parts for F-22 stealth fighter planesand other war planes. See article in Portland Tribune Business section, March 21, Business Section, etc. Precision Cast parts' address is 4650 SW Macadam.
There is a Boeing plant in Gresham. Oregon Steel Mills makes armor plates for tanks. And Evergreen International Airlines in McMinnville is flying cargo to Kuwait.

Precision Cast Parts 24.Mar.2003 23:34

tatumama

Precision cast parts makes parts for F-22 stealth fighter planesand other war planes. See article in Portland Tribune Business section, March 21, Business Section, etc. Precision Cast parts' address is 4650 SW Macadam.
There is a Boeing plant in Gresham. Oregon Steel Mills makes armor plates for tanks. And Evergreen International Airlines in McMinnville is flying cargo to Kuwait.

More than Boycot. . . 24.Mar.2003 23:39

Revolting

I have an idea about the businesses that support the war. Instead of a little boycotting, would there be a way to organize a direct action that would stop the higher up CEO's etc. from doing their job? I'm talking about limiting access to corporate offices owned by the mega corps. (In the sixties, they firebombed the Bank of America because it funded the war.) I don't suggest firebombing, but a more peaceful, less destructive aproach. Maybe there is a way to get their attetion by directly marching or doing sit-ins in corporate offices. Hell, we could do a sit in in a live news studio, like KATU, (They read this by the way, yes KATU, I know you are listening.) But that's just to get attention. Maybe we could actually hit them where it hurts. Halt important business transactions, stop shipments, impede business meetings, etc. The money for this war has to come frome somewhere, (some of it comes from the World Bank, which we have borrowed enough from already)

Then again, maybe this protesting will become a moot point when our country becomes completely bankrupt. But until then, if we want to reall make a difference, I'm all for direct action.