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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:17 AM

Boycotts work.... They helped to end slavery in Britian..

I'm tired of these half ass attempts to apologize for them.

Oh, lets not boycott Rush's sponsors it will only hurt the working man....

Lets give Papa John 14 cents with a note .

Applebeas is a franchise that sends money to their corporate headquarters so just don't order appetizers or drinks..





What a bunch of crap.


WTF is wrong with you people?


One of the earliest examples was the boycott in England of sugar produced by slaves. In 1791, after Parliament refused to abolish slavery, thousands of pamphlets were printed encouraging the boycott. Sales of sugar dropped by between a third and a half. By contrast sales of Indian sugar, untainted by slavery, rose tenfold in two years. In an early example of fair trade, shops began selling sugar guaranteed to be have been produced by 'free men'.


Successful boycotts of the last 20 years

http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/linkclick.aspx?fileticket=cOrT55txMvI%3d&tabid=123


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Reply Boycotts work.... They helped to end slavery in Britian.. (Original post)
Ichingcarpenter Nov 2012 OP
Ichingcarpenter Nov 2012 #1
rtassi Nov 2012 #2
Ichingcarpenter Nov 2012 #3
Notafraidtoo Nov 2012 #4
sibelian Nov 2012 #5

Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:30 AM

1. Here's a partial list.

1986 Eight leading sports shoe companies capitulated to threat of boycott if they used kangaroo skin – some later renege
1986 Barclays Bank pulls out of South Africa
1988 Ford signs McBride principles on employment in Northern Ireland
1988 Benetton stops animal testing
1988 Leading UK retailers stop using CFCs in packaging, as well as eight leading aerosol companies
1989 Scott paper pulls out of Indonesian plantation over threat to tribal peoples
1989 Bird’s Eye and Tesco stop selling Icelandic fish due to whaling
1989 Avon stop animal testing
1990 Ratners divests from South Africa before boycott is officially launched
1991 Philip Morris diverts cash to redress balance of its financial support for homophobic senator
1993 South African apartheid regime ends and boycott of South African produce ceases
1993 British Midland ceases transporting live monkeys, some other airlines follow
1993 Jack Daniels and Grolsch-Ruddles amongst others stopped sponsoring angling competitions
1993 General Motors stops using animals for crash tests.
1994 Big Six DIY Sheds agree to stop selling mahogany
1994 Selfridges stops selling fur
1994 Some major supermarkets stopped selling Faroese fish due to whaling, other supermarkets agreed to label the produce
1994 Scott Paper cancelled clear-cutting at Clayoquot Sound
1995 Shell disposes of Brent Spar oil platform on land
1996 BHS leaves Burma
1996 French nuclear testing halted
1997 Holiday Inn leaves Tibet
1997 P&O stops live animal transport
1997 Pepsi and Apple leave Burma
1997 Gillette announces moratorium on animal testing
1998 Texaco leaves Burma
1999 Burger King closes West Bank outlet
2000 Mitsubishi makes concessions to rainforest campaigners
2000 Mitsubishi pulls out of industrial salt project in Mexico
2000 Five baby elephants released from South African zoo
2001 Body Shop joins Esso boycott
2001 John Lewis ends employees’ shooting trips
2002 Premier Oil pulls out of Burma
2002 Triumph pulls out of Burma
2003 John Hewitt Bar bans Coca-Cola
2003 Halfords ends use of chimpanzees
2003 Focus DIY ceases sale of all pets
2003 Kuoni stops selling tours to Burma
2003 Kookai Clothing pulls out of Burma
2003 Staples Office Supplies concedes to recycled paper campaign
2004 Royal Caribbean Cruises installs Advanced Waste water Purification technology on all its ships
2004 Harvey Nichols introduces no fur policy
2004 Office Depot concedes to recycled paper policy
2004 PricewaterhouseCoopers leaves Burma
2005 Inditex Group, which owned fashion chain Zara, withdraws fur from all the group’s 2,064 stores in 52 countries
2005 Aon Corporation intended to terminate all business in Burma
2005 Snow+Rock announce it would no longer be selling real fur garments
2005 Automobile Association (AA) ban captive animals from their adverts
2005 Abercrombie & Fitch join boycott of Australian wool
2006 Libby’s fruit juices end their involvement with Nestlé
2006 Austrian Airlines, Eastravel and FromersGuides withdraw from Burma
2007 Harvey Nichols withdraws from selling foie-gras
2007 Wyevale withdraws patio heaters from it’s sales
2008 Several airlines stop transporting primates for the research industry
2008 Cotton Traders withdraws from Burma
2008 Insurers XL and Chubb withdraw from Burma
Donna Karan and DKNY come to an agreement over claims US workers were 2008 discriminated and under paid
2008 Auchan, Carrefour, Co-op & ICA supermarkets withdraw the sale of bluefin tuna
2008 Wildlife Photographer of the year award ends its sponsorship deal with Shell
2008 Book Trust ends sponsorship deal with Nestlé
2009 Kangaroo meat dropped from final major UK stockist

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:37 AM

2. I agree completely ...

I suspect that whether organized or not though ... Papa Johns and Applebees, and whom ever else wants to threaten workers because they didn't get their way on election day, will feel the loss of an aware electorate ...

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Response to rtassi (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:40 AM

3. Martin Luther King jr... had many successful boycotts

which changed civil rights forever.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:06 AM

4. I agree

Boycott papa johns they are a nasty company..

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:14 AM

5. Good thread.


K+R

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