New Seasons Supermarket Flashmobbed by Portland BDS

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.

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This week on Its The End Of The World As We Know It And I Feel Fine we have a number of things goin’ on round town. Of particular interest is the case of Alex Hundert, an organizer of Toronto’s G20 protest, who is has been arrested (again!) for uhh… speaking… at a conference at Read more about Some more subMedia.[…]

Ali Abunimah-Boycott: A Non-Violent Technology for Peace and Justice

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[…]