Deep-pocketed and influential organizations threw their weight against BDS efforts at the Park Slope Food Co-op. Advocates for BDS still managed to garner 40 percent of the vote.
Efforts like the bid to boycott Israeli products at Park Slope Food Coop will gain traction because of Netanyahu’s policies, says Peter Beinart.
This morning was business as usual at the Park Slope Food Co-Op following last night's contentious meeting. Supporters of a boycott on Israeli products were handily defeated, with 1,005 members voting against and 653 voting for a full referendum on the issue. Show More Summary
Post by Jacqueline Burt Jon Stewart pretty much hit the nail on the head (again) when he summed up the Park Slope Food Co-Op thusly: "Food shopping. It's kind of a pain in the ass. But did you know there's a way to make it much, much...Show More Summary
Outside the scene last night. Well, the Park Slope Food Co-op finally voted on whether or not they should ban products from Israel (the Times pointed out earlier this week that the grand total of Israeli products sold at the Co-op is...Show More Summary
All eyes descended upon the Park Slope Food Co-op on Tuesday evening, where as you're probably already aware and don't really give a hoot, members...
Post by Sasha Brown-Worsham The Park Slope Food Co-op is known in Brooklyn and beyond as a great place to shop for food where each one of its 16,000 member works for three hours every month. It is considered highly progressive. Its members are also known for being to the left of center, sometimes in the most pretentious way possible. Show More Summary
The debate over whether to boycott Israeli food products at the Park Slope food co-op had been raging in Brooklyn for months. But it was thrust into the national limelight Tuesday after members voted overwhelmingly against adopting the ban. Read full article >>
Almost 1,700 members of the Park Slope Food Co-Op voted last night on the issue of boycotting the sale of Israeli products at the famously fussy cooperative grocery. So many people turned out that the meeting had to be delayed for an...Show More Summary
“Food shopping. Kind of a pain in the a–. Did you know there’s a way to make it much, much
The Park Slope Food Co-op, which debated joining a boycott against products made in Israel, becomes a target for Jon Stewart.
The Park Slope Food Coop takes its purchasing power seriously as a tool of political choice – in this case taking on Palestinian human rights but the process has been something to watch.
Guardian Brian Braiker reports from Tuesday’s meeting at which members of the storied Park Slope Food Coop voted on whether they should vote on stocking products from Israel. Park Slope, an upscale neighborhood in Brooklyn, has perhaps the… Read more
Members of the 4th Street Food Co-Op say they haven't given much thought to a controversy over Israeli food at the Park Slope Food Co-Op. That’s not to say the East Village co-op hasn’t had its tense moments.
The Park Slope Food Co-op has become even more of a punchline now that the Daily Show has aired its segment about the store's debate over whether to boycott Israeli products (there are only five, but they include hummus) because of Israel's actions against Palestinians. Show More Summary
Affluent Brooklyn neighborhood turns out in droves in highly-politicized vote
A JetBlue captain stormed out the cockpit and started acting erratically on a flight bound for Las Vegas on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. The captain began yelling about al-Qaeda and a possible bomb onboard, passengers said. Read full article >>
Here is one of the more fantastic appearances by the talented Samantha Bee of “The Daily Show,” on the controversy about Brooklyn’s Park Slope Food Coop’s proposal to ban Israeli products because of its persecution of Palestinians. Yes, a hummus war. Oh, just watch: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / [...]
The vote is in: The Park Slope Food Coop rejects "the Israel ban."