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Separation Wall Graffiti, Photo by Madison Munoz

Boycott the Gaza Invasion this Thanksgiving

How not to shop while they drop—bombs By Chris Iosso, General Editor of Unbound   The grim truth about Israel’s current bombing of Gaza is that the U.S. government will do very little to limit the one-sided collective punishment or

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The Boycott of Wendy’s and Advocating Together for a Proven Model to End Exploitation in Supply Chains

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In March 2016, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) called for a consumer boycott of Wendy’s until it joins the Fair Food Program. After having engaged Wendy’s with the CIW for ten years, the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board voted denominational support for the boycott at its April meeting. In this

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Separation Wall Graffiti, Photo by Madison Munoz

Boycott the Gaza Invasion this Thanksgiving

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How not to shop while they drop—bombs By Chris Iosso, General Editor of Unbound   The grim truth about Israel’s current bombing of Gaza is that the U.S. government will do very little to limit the one-sided collective punishment or correct the claims that this pre-election military campaign by the

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Investment versus Boycott

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Important Facts to Consider The following article is from Presbyterians for Middle East Peace. Unbound welcomes this voice on positive investment as a means for widening and deepening the conversation around the appropriate measures to bring about peace and justice in Israel and Palestine. Unbound also welcomes further discussion of

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Endorse the Stolen Beauty Ahava Boycott

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Invitation from CODEPINK Women for Peace   Email Stolen Beauty and request that your name be added to the boycott endorsement list   Dear Friends and Allies, We are writing to ask you to endorse the Stolen Beauty AHAVA boycott campaign. This boycott is directed against the Israeli company Ahava

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Boycotting and Divesting from Occupation

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Confessions of an Occasional Presbyterian By Robert B. Ross, Pittsburgh, PA   Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine that I’d be sitting in front of a computer screen on a hot summer night watching the live video stream of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s General Assembly. But there

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Was Justice Done?

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Divestment & Boycott: A Question for Presbyterians, Methodists, Palestinians, and Christians the World Over Last week, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 220th General Assembly voted overwhelmingly (457-180) to boycott products produced in the occupied Palestinian territories. However, that same Assembly voted (by the slim margin of 333-331, with 2 abstentions) against

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Sandra Tamari, right, at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference, alongside Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb
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The Divestment Debate: You’re Invited

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Should the church con­tinue invest­ing in com­pa­nies “prof­it­ing from non-peaceful activ­i­ties in Israel-Palestine”? It is a hotly debated question. Two weeks ago, Unbound explored that question through a series of three articles leading up to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly (June 30 – July 7, 2012), where elected commissioners

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