The Next Neocolonial Gold Rush?

By Stacy Malkan, US Right to Know. -

Planning documents for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit shed new light on the agenda behind the controversial food summit that hundreds of farmers’ and human rights groups are [...]

Don’t Cross This Virtual Picket Line

By Kris LaGrange, Ucomm Blog. -

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama have been voting on joining RWDSU for the last month. If they are successful, they would be the first Amazon employees in the United States to [...]

UF Students Announce Boycott Against Aramark

By Juliana Ferrie, Alligator.org. -

Four organizations are taking a stand against UF’s official food service provider to protest its use of prison labor.  The Gainesville Chapter of the Dream Defenders, UF NAACP, the UF Black [...]

Halifax Restaurants Take Lobster Off The Menu

By Jesse Thomas, Global News. -

Lobster is a major commodity and popular dish in Atlantic Canada, but there’s now a growing list of restaurants taking the succulent shellfish off its menu. The removal of lobster dishes is a [...]

Holding General Mills Accountable For Profiting From Occupation

By Noam Perry, AFSC.org. -

Earlier this fall, we launched our No Dough for the Occupation campaign to pressure General Mills to stop producing Pillsbury products in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. Last [...]

TUC Calls For Israel Sanctions To “End Apartheid”

By Asa Winstanley, Electronic Intifada. -

The British Trades Union Congress has condemned Israel’s annexation plan, calling it “another significant step in the creation of a system of apartheid” in the West Bank. Passed on [...]

Shifting The Balance Of Forces Through Sanctions Against Trump And US Carbon Capital

By Patrick Bond, Climate Futures: Reimagining Global Climate Justice. -

Future climate scenarios are not only in the hands of state and corporate leaders; they depend upon the extent to which climate movement activists’ current political philosophies, analyses, [...]

Save The Amazon – Boycott Brazilian Food

By Beyond Pesticides. -

Brazil's environment is under siege, as President Jair Bolsonaro has approved hundreds of new toxic pesticides this year and gutted watchdog environment agencies. Among the many dreadful results, [...]

Here’s What It Takes For A Boycott To Work

By Casey Bond, Huffpost.com -

In this political climate, you might feel compelled to do something ― anything ― to make a change. At the very least, you want your voice heard. That’s how some members of Equinox and SoulCycle [...]

Nation’s Largest Teachers Union Threatens Walmart Boycott Over Gun Sales

By Stephen Gandel, Cbsnews.com -

Walmart could suddenly become a whole lot less busy this back-to-school shopping season. The American Federation of Teachers, the nation's largest teachers union, is threatening to boycott the [...]

Why It’s Prime Time To Boycott Amazon

By Valerie Vande Panne,  Independentmediainstitute.org -

Are you ready to divest from Amazon Prime? How about Whole Foods? If the idea makes you break into a nervous cold sweat, no worries. You don’t need to divest from either. Yet. That’s the idea [...]

WA Court Dismisses Seven-Year Lawsuit Over Boycott Of Israeli Goods

By Staff, Ccrjustice.org -

March 9, 2018, Olympia, WA – Today, a Washington State court ended a seven-year litigation battle against former volunteer board members of the Olympia Food Co-op over their decision to boycott [...]

Boycott Factory Farm Foods: But Don’t Forget The Fish

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

Factory farming and fish production are now a multi-trillion-dollar monster with a growing and devastating impact on public health, animal welfare, small farmers and farmworkers, rural and [...]

Laws Targeting Israel Boycotts Fail First Legal Test

By Vera Eidelman, Aclu.org -

Issuing the first decision of its kind, a federal judge today blocked enforcement of a Kansas law targeting boycotts of Israel, ruling in an ACLU lawsuit that the First Amendment protects the [...]

Some Pipeline Foes Speak, Others Boycott At Hearing In Hancock

By Mike Lewis, Heraldmailmedia.com -

HANCOCK — As people spoke against a proposed natural-gas pipeline during a hearing in Hancock on Monday, other foes gathered outside to boycott the proceedings. More than 60 people attended the [...]

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