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
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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."
Members of the Park Slope Food Coop are in Fort Greene’s Brooklyn Technical HS tonight to debate whether to hold a full-membership vote on boycotting products imported from Israel. Hundreds of members of the Park Slope Food Coop are meeting tonight at Brooklyn Technical HS to decide whether to move ahead with a full-membership vote [...]
A politically-charged drive to get the Park Slope Food Co-op to boycott products from Israel culminates tonight with a packed meeting at the Brooklyn Tech high school campus in Fort Greene. Co-op members will vote on whether to have a referendum on banning Israeli products — including vegan marshmallows, SodaStream ... More »
The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York must be happy that their allies in elected office, such as New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio pictured above, are rushing to denounce BDS efforts at the Park Slope Food Co...
New York pols are lining up against the effort to boycott Israeli goods in the Park Slope Food Co-op. Bloomberg says it will lead to massacres and Scott Stringer calls it “an anti-Semitic crusade.” Co-op members' response? You won't learn it from the 'New York Times' who didn't think to ask.
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