This stupor-sized serving of Freedumb Fries is a comedy of terrors featuring Beyoncé home videos gone wrong, homeless camp ins at the the famous rose-petals-covering-horse-poop Rose Parade, the story of anti-war veteran Brian Willson, and an animated guide to counterinsurgency by a budding scholar. We decided to Super-size this edition to include spotlights on In Read more about Variety #4: Freedumb Fries[…]
May 29th, Portland, OR— Shoppers at Portland’s Concordia New Seasons were greeted with an unexpected performance this afternoon when about two dozen Portlanders broke into song and dance. “New Seasons, you say you’re local but you buy into Israeli occupation,” participants sang, referencing the 19 Israeli products New Seasons carries. The flash mob, coordinated by the Portland BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanction) Coalition, was part of an ongoing campaign calling on New Seasons to stop selling Israeli products.
After much deliberation and debate, the Olympia Food Coop’s members came to the decision that it would boycott Israeli goods in light of the country’s continued attack on the Palestinian People. This symbolic action, part of the international Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) Campaign, will not hurt the economy of Israel (in the grand scheme Read more about Ali Abunimah-Boycott: A Non-Violent Technology for Peace and Justice[…]
While in Olympia talking about the significance of the Olympia Food Coop’s decision to join the international boycott of Israeli goods in light of the country’s continued attack on the Palestinian People, Ali Abunimah spoke to B Media about the importance of independent media.