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Gas Prices Won’t Fall From One Day Gas Boycotts

In 1997, a gay boycott was organized to protest rising gas prices. People from around the country decided not to buy gas for one whole day. The gas boycott took billions of dollars out of the pockets from oil tycoons who promptly dropped the price of gas 30 cents. It’s a great story right? Unfortunately, [...] Gas Prices Won’t Fall From One Day Gas Boycotts is a post from: The Inquisit
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BP Boycotts Hurt the Little Guy

Business & Finance : Business from Newser (4 years ago)

BP could be the most hated company in America right now, and popular anger is taking the form of boycotts against its gas stations all over the country. But BP stations are individually owned, so protests really just hurt the small-... Read Post

The Liberal Boycott Won't Take Down Whole Foods

Business & Finance : Business: The Atlantic (5 years ago)

Well, the Whole Foods boycott has certainly taken off!  At least, on Facebook, where the "Boycott Whole Foods" group has gathered 16,000 members. Does this mean that Whole Foods is headed for the ash-heap of history? At least one bl... Read Post

America's Collective Gas Bill Is On Track To Reach $500 Billion

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (3 years ago)

High oil prices are leading to the nation's biggest gas bill ever: a projected $500 billion dollars will be spent this year on gasoline alone, according to the Falls Church News-Press (via Oil Drum). The price of a barrel of oil has... Read Post


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