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My naughty-not-nice boycott list

Yesterday, while shopping in my local supermarket, I found myself staring at shelves loaded with Goya canned products and I thought, “Oh, no, not Goya, I’m boycotting Goya.” Then I thought, “Wait — why am I boycotting Goya?” I don’t … Continue reading

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Don’t spend your money where? Home Depot

One major problem for ad hoc political boycott organizations like GrabYourWallet is that so many oligarchs who buy politicians and states are not boycottable–unless you’re very rich. I’m not very rich. I can’t boycott Stephen Schwartzman’s Blackstone, a private equity … Continue reading

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Paths Crossed…banking in the good old days

Years ago, back before I started banking at Amalgamated, back when we had to pick a bank with a branch near the office so we could do our banking during lunch hour, my dear friend Susan left our offices at … Continue reading

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