Quotes about boycott (16 Quotes)


    Before (Parks) passed we decided this would be an opportunity to honor any and everybody, known and unknown. We are going to pay more attention to unsung heroes and average participants of the boycott.








    I can say unequivocally that the boycott does not work. It's never complete enough to have impact unless it's backed by force, and I don't think anybody in America seriously proposes that.

    The main problem is that for a boycott to be effective, you must first persuade thousands - maybe even millions of others - to go along, which is a lot of work and usually not successful.

    We completely understand the frustration and the anger among students that this is still going on. The key thing is that we get it resolved. The boycott of exam-setting is a worrying but effective tool. We have been forced to use the tools that are the most effective for us.

    The Arab Boycott Bureau has been an ineffectual economic weapon, it has clearly not damaged the Israeli economy, but it did have political impact. As Arab leaders consider lifting it they should ensure that the Palestinian economy draws substantial benefits. Such a move would have the added benefit of narrowing the economic gap between both communities, making negotiation more feasible.



    Anything that impairs our ability to communicate with members is something we don't take lightly our members are likely to have a very negative reaction to this as well. If AOL actually pulls the trigger on this plan, a boycott would be our response.

    The international community and Israel have the same opinion regarding the Hamas government. We don't say we are going to boycott it forever. We say the Hamas government must abide by the obligations the Palestinian Authority has signed.

    Everyone's afraid to be bitten by a snake but the fear can be much worse than the bite. Our policy is that before you call a boycott you do everything in your power to avoid it. They're costly and time-consuming. You take the easy road first and work with the companies in private.



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