Since 2009 Minnesota Break the Bonds has been trying to
persuade the Minnesota State Board of Investments, which oversees the state's
pension funds, to divest itself of its Israel bonds. The SBI's 2015 solution was not only to
refuse to divest but to go one step further and formally declare an end to all
consideration of human rights in its investment decisions. Follow this story of the politics of
expediency which makes Minnesota pensioners an appendage of the established
system of international power politics and neoliberal values.
Copyrighted Image? DMCA