Beijing weaponizing Chinese consumers for political agenda

Morality 07/26/22, 03:15

Recent research has highlighted that Chinese boycotts against international brands have intensified in recent years. Increasingly, the frequency of such events matches that when Beijing is up to political gain. A report released on July 11 by Swedish National China Center (SNCC) found that there have been about 90 boycotts against ...

CCP faces disadvantages before opening of Beijing Olympics

China 01/07/22, 04:55

An analyst said that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) considers the 2022 Beijing Olympics a significant event to focus on as it wants to take the opportunity to remind people of its leadership. In an interview with AFP, Antoine Bondaz—a researcher at the French Foundation for Strategic Studies—explained that the CCP ...

Textile firm boycotts Facebook advertising due to low moral values

California 11/01/21, 16:56

A Californian outdoor clothing company canceled all paid advertising on one social media platform for putting "profits over people." Ventura-headquartered Patagonia boycotted all paid Facebook ads because the internet company allegedly spreads "hate speech" and "misinformation" about U.S. democracy and climate change theory. "Internal Facebook documents released over the last few weeks ...

North Carolina county cancels Coca-Cola machines over company’s left-wing politics

U.S. 06/04/21, 18:56

In response to Coca-Cola's condemnation of Georgia's new voting law, a North Carolina county voted to ban Coca-Cola selling from vending machines in county buildings. Surry County commissioners are banning Coca-Cola machines in their office buildings. https://youtu.be/S1m-HMXEmCg "Yes, we are trying to cancel Coca-Cola," said commissioner Eddie Harris. “To use their tactics against ...

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar wants everyone to boycott Georgia election law for restricting ‘people’s ability to vote’

Baseball 04/05/21, 00:12

A controversial Democrat, who openly holds extremist political views, applauded the nation's oldest major professional sporting league for pressuring Georgia to reverse strict voting requirements. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) rallied behind Major League Baseball's decision to disapprove of Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to sign Senate Bill 202 into law. "Our hope is that ...

Gov. Kemp says voting law ‘worth the boycotts as well as the lawsuits’

U.S. 04/04/21, 21:55

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) vehemently defended the state's new voting law after Major League Baseball (MLB) said it would pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta, claiming the new restrictions were "worth" boycotts and lawsuits against the Peach State.  "Free and fair elections are the foundation of who we are as ...

Update: U of Alabama removes donor’s name from school

U.S. 06/07/19, 11:19

The Latest on University of Alabama decision to return record donation (all times local):11:15 a.m.The University of Alabama law school no longer bears the name of a donor who called for a boycott after the state passed a hardline anti-abortion law.University of Alabama School of Law sign is seen after ...

University may return $21.5M after donor’s abortion remarks

U.S. 06/06/19, 14:11

When philanthropist Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. pledged a record $26.5 million to the University of Alabama in September, the institution showered him with praise, lauding his generosity, describing him as a "special person" and renaming the law school in his honor. That relationship quickly soured. On Friday, Alabama's board of trustees ...

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement

Europe 05/17/19, 10:08

German lawmakers on Friday approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel, describing its methods as anti-Semitic and reminiscent of Nazi-era calls to boycott Jews.The motion called on the German government not to support events organized by BDS or other groups that actively pursue its aims, ...

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