By Abby Zimet / Common Dreams
The woke kids are still at it. Days before a planned National School Walkout to mark the anniversary of the Columbine shootings, Parkland survivor and firebrand David Hogg has suggested a boycott of massive money managers BlackRock and Vanguard, the biggest owners of publicly traded gun makers Sturm Ruger and American Outdoor Brands, parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp.
Citing the scale of the two asset managers’ holdings – according to Bloomberg, their wealth exceeds current U.S. GDP, approaching $20 trillion – Hogg noted their ownership of gun stocks, suggested to shareholders who oppose blood-soaked investments that, “If you use them, feel free to let them know,” and added the hashtags #BoycottVanguard and #BoycottBlackrock. [Read more…]