Posts Tagged ‘boycott’

Boycott Puma – Pass It On

Groups from New Zealand to South Africa to North America prepare for the #BoycottPUMA Global Day of Action. PUMA’s celebrity ambassadors and business partners raise ethical concerns and join nearly 60,000 people calling on PUMA to end its support for Israeli apartheid. It’s not a good time to be PUMA’s CEO. Last month we learned […]

Boycott Mandatory Vaccinations on Our Campuses! Launching the Free University as the Resistance Grows

Boycott mandatory vaccinations on our campuses! Launching the Free University as the Resistance growshttps://youtu.be/A0YnenTbvUE Republic Co-Convener Kevin Annett – Eagle Strong VoiceThe Free University of the Republic of Kanata is opening today, September 8, as an alternative to the covid police state and mandatory vaccinations being established on Ontario college campuses.Kevin Annett – Eagle Strong Voice […]

Activists launch campaign to boycott Duty Free Americas over support for Israeli settler organizations

The South Florida Coalition for Palestine is calling for a boycott of Duty Free Americas over the Miami-based company’s connection to illegal Israeli settlements and the forced expulsion of Palestinians. The Duty Free Americas chain is owned by the Falic family, who operate more 180 stores at airports and border crossings in the United States […]

French Citizens Reportedly Boycott Vax Passports By Picnicking In Front of Empty Vax-Only Restaurants

By Matt Agorist “The health pass will never be a right of access that discriminates among the French. It cannot be made compulsory for access to everyday places,” French President Emmanuel Macron pledged in April during an interview with the regional press. However, less than three months later and Macron conducted an about-face. In July, […]

What? A World Boycott of US Products Until US Stops Its Embargo of Cuba and Leaves Guantanamo?

  A Half-century Long Brutal USA Embargo Against Tiny Cuba! 184 Nations Vote For its End & Against US & Israel  NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) – ‘U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration continued Washington’s tradition of voting against an annual United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for an end to a U.S. economic embargo on […]

Boycott beyond the Settlements!

Reaction to the recent announcement by Ben & Jerry’s that they will no longer allow their ice cream to be sold in illegal Israeli settlements has highlighted a new and encouraging trend among Palestine solidarity activists. Social media was full of posts about the limitations of boycotts that address only Israeli settlements and the need […]

Inspiring: US Women’s Soccer Team To Boycott Scoring Goals Until Racism Is Defeated

Inspiring: US Women’s Soccer Team To Boycott Scoring Goals Until Racism Is Defeated TOKYO—People were stunned after the U.S. women’s soccer team lost to Sweden in the Olympics this week by a score of 3-0—until the team revealed they are boycotting scoring any goals until racism is defeated. “Yeah, we didn’t score any goals against Sweden […]

NYC EMTs, Paramedics To Boycott Parade Honoring COVID First Responders

Above Photo: Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News Thousands of city frontline workers — including paramedics and emergency medical technicians — plan to boycott Mayor de Blasio’s Hometown Heroes ticker tape parade Wednesday. Members of FDNY EMS will not be marching up the Canyon of Heroes unless they are on duty and working, union leaders […]

The challenge, and opportunity, of boycott campaigns in the occupied lands of Palestine

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was originally published in Arabic on the Palestinian website Metras. The article sheds light on the specific challenges of carrying out economic boycotts of Israel within the occupied lands of Palestine. It was written in the context of the National Economic Week boycott campaign in Palestine, which took […]

Boycott Juneteenth 2022

Boycott Juneteenth 2022 Above Photo: Michael A. McCoy / Getty. Backed By Popular Demands. It’s patronizing to say this is a step in the right direction; especially when some roads are littered with landmines. Every once in a while, I imagine myself watching the news with Frederick Douglass to gauge American progress since his era. […]

Algeria election: Turn-out low after opposition calls for a boycott

Initial reports point to a low turn-out in Algeria’s parliamentary election on Saturday. It’s the first such poll since the gas-rich North African nation’s longtime President Bouteflika was forced to resign two years ago. The Hirak protest movement had called for a boycott of the election over a crackdown by authorities on weekly rallies. New […]

The power of the cultural boycott of Israel

The first time I visited Matanzas’ massive Castillo de San Severino, a centuries-old oceanfront structure built by enslaved Africans, the experience was personally transformative for several reasons. On one hand, this UNESCO world heritage site exquisitely honors the structure and the island’s intertwined histories with Spanish colonization and African enslavement, while on the other works […]

Hundreds Of Musicians Sign Onto Boycott Letter

Stand In Solidarity With Palestine. Hundreds of musicians, including members of Rage Against the Machine, have signed on to an open letter that asks other artists to boycott performances in Israel until it ends its occupation of Palestine. The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, members of Cypress Hill, Patti Smith, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and System of […]

Domino effect: Canada announces Durban IV boycott after US, Australia

Canada will not take part in events marking the 20th anniversary of the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, known as Durban IV, because of the antisemitism and anti-Israel nature of the original event.The announcement came soon after Australia said it would not attend, and several days after the US also said it would boycott […]

UK soccer leagues announce social media boycott against online racism

The English Premier League, the highest level of soccer in England, has joined forces to announce a social media boycott next weekend in response to continued online racist abuse of players. The boycott will take place across a full fixture program in the men’s and women’s professional game from 3 p.m. local time (1400 GMT) […]

In first, Zionist youth movement in U.K. to boycott Israeli ambassador

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

The Threat to Boycott JNF Threatens American Jews

In February 2021, the board of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) – Keren Kayemet L’Israel, which has been developing the Land of Israel for over a century, voted to authorize the purchase of private land in or adjacent to Jewish communities in Judea-Samaria (the West Bank). A final vote will be held next week. In […]

NDP boycott resolution marks loss for Israel lobby, win for democracy

Canada’s leading social democrat and sometimes opposition faction, the New Democratic Party, passed a resolution Saturday, “Ending all trade and economic cooperation with illegal settlements in Israel-Palestine,” becoming Ottawa’s first major political group to endorse a partial boycott of Israel.  Over 80% of 2,000 delegates at the NDP policy convention voted in favor, 15% opposed. […]

Boycott the Universities!

Boycott the Universities! Tap News / Tapestry If you want to actually learn things, you are going to have to find some other ways to do it. I would suggest a library pass, an Ebay account, and an Abebooks account. You need some old books, written before the modern age. Rutgers and Cornell, as well […]

Former MLB Commissioner Criticizes League’s Georgia Boycott

Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent on Tuesday criticized the league’s current commissioner, Robert Manfred, for moving the All-Star game out of Atlanta, Georgia, in protest of election reforms enacted by the Peach State’s governor and legislature. In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Vincent argued that Manfred likely made the decision to boycott […]

‘Biden Never Called For A Georgia Boycott,’ Says Jen Psaki As Biden Stands Right Behind Her Holding ‘Boycott Georgia’ Sign

‘Biden Never Called For A Georgia Boycott,’ Says Jen Psaki As Biden Stands Right Behind Her Holding ‘Boycott Georgia’ Sign WASHINGTON, D.C.—After an uproar from Georgia small businesses over MLB boycotting their state, many are demanding answers from President Biden who allegedly encouraged the boycott.  “Biden never called for a boycott of Georgia,” said Psaki. As […]

Sudan Cabinet Votes to End Israel Boycott

The Sudanese cabinet voted on April 6 to nullify a 1958 law forbidding the country from forging relations with Israel. The Jerusalem Post and Jewish News reported that in order for the move to be finalized, it needs to be approved by Sudan’s Sovereignty Council. The Sudanese cabinet, known as the Council of Ministers, also […]

State Department says it’s not considering joint boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

“The State Department Spokesperson did not say we had, contrary to some reporting. As the Department said, we regularly discuss common concerns vis-à-vis the PRC with our allies and partners. We will continue to do so, cognizant that a shared approach will always be in our interest,” the official said. In his briefing, Price emphasized […]

Trump demands MLB boycott after All-Star Game moved in ‘woke’ protest at Georgia voting law

Donald Trump has called for Americans to boycott “woke” Major League Baseball (MLB) after the organisation announced it would move its All-Star Game out of Georgia in protest of the state’s new voting law. “Baseball is already losing tremendous numbers of fans, and now they leave Atlanta with their All-Star Game because they are afraid […]

Donald Trump: ‘Boycott Baseball’ and ‘Woke Companies’ Opposing Georgia Election Law

President Donald Trump called for a boycott of Major League Baseball (MLB) Friday after they canceled the 2021 All-Star game in Atlanta to protest the new Georgia election law. “Boycott baseball and all of the woke companies that are interfering with Free and Fair Elections,” Trump wrote. “Are you listening Coke, Delta, and all!” Over […]

‘Facebook and Twitter? Boycott them, there are other sites’

March 1, 2021 by Caroline Glick Read on for article Mark Levin, a Jewish American talk radio host and former Reagan administration official, makes no effort to hide what he thinks. Mark Levin speaks at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, Feb. 28, 2015. Credit: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons. […]

Law Students Announce Boycott Of Chevron Law Firm Seward & Kissel

Above photo: On his 500th day of house arrest, Steven Donziger addresses his supporters through a window of his Upper West Side apartment. From Law and Crime. For “Unethical” Private Prosecution of Human Rights Attorney Steven Donziger. New York – Students from over 50 leading U.S. law schools — including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and New […]

Amos Oz’s daughter calls not to boycott his work, after accusing him of abuse

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Court challenges Arkansas law that aims to ban the boycott Israel movement

A federal appeals court struck a blow to the legality of an Arkansas law that aims to penalize the boycott Israel movement. In 2017, the state passed the law, which financially penalizes companies that do not renounce the boycott Israel movement. A federal Arkansas judge dismissed a challenge to it in 2019. But a federal […]

Calls for Bank of America boycott grow after data given to FBI

Customers are calling for a boycott of Bank of America, after a report that the bank handed over the account information of hundreds of innocent people in connection with the Jan. 6 deadly riots at the Capitol. At the request of the FBI, the country’s second-largest bank allegedly snooped through information of anyone making certain purchases […]

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