Stories tagged: boycott
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
The University of Alabama board of trustees voted Friday to give back a $26.5 million donation to a philanthropist who recently called on students to boycott the school over the …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
A New Orleans bakery is turning out thousands of cookies with a picture of a referee with a circle and slash mark across it in red icing.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 8:44 a.m.
The Canadian auto workers union is asking people in Canada and the U.S. to boycott General Motors vehicles made in Mexico.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Saudis who are angry at the Washington Post’s coverage of the kingdom in the aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder are calling for a boycott of Amazon.com Inc. because of its …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A Rhode Island town is considering asking its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, and the American Civil Liberties Union is objecting.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
The head of the California Democratic Party this week called for a boycott of the popular West Coast fast-food chain In-N-Out after a public filing revealed that the company had …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
Now showing on a social media screen near you, a conservative backlash against Netflix over the production deal with the Obamas it announced this week.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
A coalition of eight Egyptian opposition parties and some 150 pro-democracy public figures on Tuesday called for a boycott of the March presidential election, calling it an “absurdity” and comparing …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning that they could be legally forced to prove they are cooperating with federal …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 1:04 p.m.
Israel on Sunday identified 20 activist groups from around the world whose members will be banned from entering the country over their calls to boycott the Jewish state, stepping up …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
The Kremlin hinted Tuesday at possible legal repercussions for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny over his calls for a boycott of the March presidential election.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
The French and Israeli leaders sparred verbally Sunday over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capitol, while new violence rippled across the region following the move by U.S. …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
The leader of Kenya’s main opposition party urged his supporters to boycott a rerun of the disputed presidential election scheduled for Thursday amid rising political tensions and fears of violence …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
A civil rights group on Friday called unconstitutional a Houston suburb’s hurricane repair grant program that says residents cannot boycott Israel as a condition of receiving any money.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
More than 30 advertisers have fled the airwaves of “The O’Reilly Factor,” the most popular cable television show on the most popular cable network, after a New York Times report …
Tue., March 21, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Olympics boycott, March 23, 1980
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Fiesta Foods, the four-store Pasco chain owned by Craig Gaylord, closed Thursday, along with many other businesses in support of “A Day Without Immigrants.”
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
The heart of Philadelphia’s Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation’s capital closed for the day. Grocery stores, food trucks, coffee shops, …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday urged people to buy from outdoors retailer L.L. Bean – even though many of its products are made in China – as it faces …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
Breitbart News urged its readers to boycott Kellogg Co. after the cereal maker stopped advertising on the news site, whose former chairman is a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
The leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota is urging all opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to boycott businesses in North Dakota’s capital city.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Nurses at Tacoma General Hospital are refusing to take extra shifts or voluntary overtime to protest hospital work practices.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016
Chobani’s critics see a conspiracy to infiltrate the U.S. with Muslims and displace U.S. workers with a low-wage labor force.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
The Raleigh police union will not boycott Beyonce’s upcoming concert in response to her Super Bowl halftime act and new video, which some unions said contain “anti-police” messages.