bm139 Boycott Hits of Yesterday and Today

In the conclusion of my last podcast, I threw out the cynical question if there had been a successful boycott since the Montgomery Bus boycott.. 50 years ago. As various listeners and Max and Stacey from Karmbanque pointed out, there have – of course – been many successful boycotts since then. In this program I look briefly at select boycotts from the past decades and consider who initiated them, what were their goals, and how successful they were.

Common Dreams Article on Boycotting

The Nation Article on Coke and Nike boycotts
United Farm Workers
Taco Bell boycott carried out my students and migrant workers
Nestle Boycott

 

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