JVP BDS Victory: Israel reason Caterpillar divested from TIAA-CREF


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“The largest divestment around Israel/Palestine thats happened in the United States thus far,” says Rebecca Vilkomerson, the Executive Director of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), as she discusses the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) victory, which pressured Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association—College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA–CREF) and Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) to divest holdings of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) in this interview (14:03).

Dave Gahary, a former submariner in the U.S. Navy, is the host of AFP’s ‘Underground Interview’ series.

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