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Rundle: here’s how we launch a ‘boycott Australia’ ad campaign to support Manus detainees

November 27, 2017 14

We are at the limits of what we can be achieved protesting at the Australian government. Now an international response must be sought from within Australia.

Loewenstein: Manus protest is failing, so let’s talk about a boycott of Australia

November 13, 2017 12

Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration.

Streets, Unilever and the sticky prospect of a boycott

Streets, Unilever and the sticky prospect of a boycott

August 25, 2017 4

Streets and the manufacturing union are currently locked in a dispute over pay and conditions -- are iconic products a big target for the protest?

Boycott Coopers all you want, it won’t end homophobia

March 14, 2017 29

People mean well when they boycott commodities with a visible trace of exploitation. Yet, they allow other commodities to remain perfectly mystified.

Census doesn’t need names and addresses to know everything about you

August 9, 2016 18

The Australian Bureau of Statistics says your personally identifiable information can't be linked, and that no one will have access to your data. Wrong on both counts.

Islamophobic housewives say Australia is going to halal in a grocery basket

Islamophobic housewives say Australia is going to halal in a grocery basket

April 2, 2015 20

There is a growing trend of anti-Islamic women appointing themselves guardians of the Christian domestic realm, by "battling" halal certification on the home front.

Is Transfield the real enemy?

March 18, 2014 1

Crikey readers talk the Sydney Biennale boycott, and whether artists should be targeting the government instead of Transfield.

Will Brandis boycott the anti-boycott movement?

Will Brandis boycott the anti-boycott movement?

September 27, 2013 11

Calls for anti-boycott legislation by the Tasmanian forest industry will test the free speech bona fides of Attorney-General George Brandis. Will he take up the challenge?

Beck boycott a boon for Fox

Beck boycott a boon for Fox

August 28, 2009

Big-name advertisers are boycotting Fox News host Glenn Beck after he accused Barack Obama of being racist on air last month -- but the blow-up has seen his audience numbers boom, with 3 million tuning in on Wednesday.

Iranians boycott Nokia for ‘collaboration’

July 15, 2009

Sales of Nokia handsets have plummeted in Iran as consumers boycott the company for selling surveillance equipment to the regime.