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INVESTORS, BUSINESS LEADERS, AND ADVOCATES ENCOURAGED AS BARCLAYS, KEYBANC CAPITAL MARKETS, INC. DROPS PRISON MUNI BOND DEAL
INVESTORS, BUSINESS LEADERS, AND ADVOCATES ENCOURAGED AS BARCLAYS, KEYBANC CAPITAL MARKETS, INC. DROPS PRISON MUNI BOND DEAL

Days after a group of impact investors, business leaders, and social justice advocates called on global investors to refuse to purchase a $630 million taxable municipal bond offering by the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) through the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority, Barclays, who was leading the financing, along with KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. announced they were pulling out of the deal, while CoreCivic and the state of Alabama vow to move forward with the project.

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INVESTORS, BUSINESS LEADERS, AND ADVOCATES ENCOURAGED AS BARCLAYS, KEYBANC CAPITAL MARKETS, INC. DROPS PRISON MUNI BOND DEAL
Investors, Business Leaders, and Advocates Demand Barclays Kill Prison Muni Bond Sale

A day after a group of impact investors, business leaders, and social justice advocates called on global investors to refuse to purchase a $630 million taxable municipal bond offering by the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) through the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority, Barclays, who led the financing, announced it was delaying the sale. Proceeds from the deal would be used to build two prison facilities.

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The Jury Has Spoken: George Floyd Was Murdered
Collective Outcry Forces Biden Administration to Increase Refugee Cap Next Month

Late today, the Biden-Harris administration announced that it would set a new refugee admission cap next month, after immigrant and refugee advocates denounced the administration’s earlier cowardly decision to maintain the 15,000 ceiling set by the prior administration, and accusing the Biden administration of breaking its promise to increase the cap this fiscal year.

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"The idea that … deploying a military force or police force at border areas is the solution is a super-old route that the U.S. has tried over & over again, & in the process committed serious violations..." @oachacon61 @ALIANZAAMERICAS https://newrepublic.com/article/162100/victoria-salazar-george-floyd-refugee-cap

Chi-miigwech to @TheBonnieRaitt and the @Indigo_Girls for lifting up the fight to #StopLine3 with this new song, "No More Pipeline Blues."

It also features a poem by @JoyHarjo, as well as Waubanewquay, Day Sisters, Mumu Fresh, Pura Fe, Soni Mareno, and Jennifer Kreisberg. https://twitter.com/RollingStone/status/1384546252864606209

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Bonnie Raitt and the Indigo Girls appear on a new song against Minnesota's "Line 3" pipeline, part of the resistance led by indigenous women. https://rol.st/2RHmOJm

We couldn’t even revel in our bit of relief for George Floyd without news that Columbus police killed 15 year old Makiyah Bryant. We don’t just want you to convict police. We want you to stop killing Black people! That is what we want!

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