I open the door, and the dad looks at me and says, “I’m sorry, but my son said you gave him ‘bad’ candy”? I said I apologize, we had some gumdrops in the back, and i know my mom usually gives the kids candy, but that there may be some hot ones in the mix. He looks at his son, smacks him on the back of the head, and says “Suck it up. You’ve had hot candy before”.
Agreed but I think boycotting is more than just not using a product I think it is important that companies care about self image(at least to an extent). So when we boycott or even threaten to boycott it creates an potential atmosphere of lower sales and that drives business decisions. For instance Papa John if we didn create an outcry after his racially charged comments which would have created a potential business loss.
Whenever I wear milsurp or replicated vintage military clothing, I make sure it’s not associated with anything “bad”. Worst I have that I wear is a Imperial German Army belt reproduction from WWI that just says “Gott Mit Uns”, which isn’t necessarily even bad. I think wearing a specifically Nazi piece would be in bad taste though due to the history of Nazi Germany and the fact that anything related to Nazis in any way is seen as bad in western society.
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It seems as though the pressure has become too much for the normally secretive company. Apple finally listed its suppliers and brought in a third party to audit the Foxconn factories in China that make many of its goods. That alone seemed odd, as Apple for years has brought in auditors to look at the labor and management practices of its contractors and subcontractors.