October 6, 2021
VIDEO: Inside the Newsroom – How Divest Harvard Won
By Sarah Burke
Following a decade of sustained student organizing, Harvard University recently agreed to fully divest its roughly 41 billion dollar endowment of any fossil-fuel companies and to bar any future investments in coal, oil, and gas. This historic triumph is a testament to the power of persistence, patience, and tenacity and to the critical importance of giving student journalists a national platform and microphone.
Watch our conversation with co-founder of Divest Harvard, and current Maine Senator, Chloe Maxmin and current co-head of Divest Harvard Ilana Cohen to learn how they did it. Hosted by Nation Editorial Director and Publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel.