All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Boycott’

Neil Young Calls for Starbucks Boycott Over GMO Lawsuit

Neil Young is protesting Starbucks. And when Neil Young protests something, people notice — for better or for worse. When the National Guard rolled in to Kent State back in the 60s and left four students dead in their wake, the country was shocked. Crosby, Still, Nash, and Young had just completed an album and it was in pressings. But …

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Sharia Law Prompts Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

The Night Before the Oscars, an annual gala held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, may be hosted at a different venue henceforth, due to the Sultan of Brunei’s ownership of the storied inn. The Motion Picture & Television Fund, which holds the annual star-studded pre-Oscar party at the Dorchester Collection property, has cut ties with the establishment, after Sultan Hassanal …

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Greg Louganis Offers Alternative To Boycott

The Olympics is an event meant to bring the world together in a spirit of sportsmanship and mutual respect. Sometimes the choice of host city can clash strongly with this purpose. When Sochi, Russia was chosen for the 2014 Olympics, this lead to a great deal of protest. Russia is seen as a place of “social stigma and state discrimination” …

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Olympic Boycott: Athletes Can’t Compete With Snowden

Remember that time Jimmy Carter declared a boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics and everything went smoothly? Oh, wait, the boycott was the most universally derided decision of his presidency? Well, another politician has decided to see whether the same scenario might play out a bit better thirty-plus years on. Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has decided that the …

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Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Planned

Apparently, releasing some paid DLC is not the way to go about pacifying a fanbase that wants a little more support for their buck. At least, that’s the position a group of Modern Warfare 3 “fans” are taking for what they feel is a lack of in-game support from both Activision and Infinity Ward. In order to voice their displeasure, …

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Limbaugh Advertiser Says Ad Boycott Is “Terrorism”

Mark Stevens advertises on Rush Limbaugh’s show, even after the latest Limbaugh scandal. He remains unbowed by the current advertiser boycott that is decimating Limbaugh’s advertiser base. Yesterday, Mark Stevens was on the Fox Business Network show Varney and Co. He made some interesting remarks about the current Limbaugh advertiser boycott: “I just want… The reason why I want … …

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Rush Limbaugh’s Rights Defended By Window Cleaner

A residential window cleaning company in Knoxville, Tennessee has bought its first radio ad in over ten years of business. In it they talked very little about their service and spent most of the ad defending what they saw as Rush Limbaugh’s free speech rights. The ad states: Rush Limbaugh recently made some morally wrong statements. A number of dangerous, …

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Netflix Ditches Rush Limbaugh After Slurs

After Mike Fossum and others reported earlier that Netflix was still advertising with Rush Limbaugh, people started calling the company, Tweeting, and canceling services. (image)@RonHoganRon HoganContinuing to advertise on Limbaugh’s show may prove an even stupider business move than Qwikster, @Netflix — it’s time to #boycottrush(image) 1 hour ago via Twitter for iPhone ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto (image)@embeedubMary Beth WilliamsI just put …

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