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Subject: Re: Divestment vs. customer boycotts Date: 11/10/2000 11:33 AM
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Susan,

Thanks for your info in response to my question. I think if more people own stocks directly rather than through mutual fund managers, shareholder activism could become a very effective tactic, but I don't see that achieving critical mass soon.

As far as the ethical arguments, I must confess that I find the terms "socially responsible" and "investing" to be mutually exclusive. The people who actually work at your "good" companies could really use the extra money that you pocket instead.

IGotRich
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