Friday, October 24, 2008

A Black List / Boycott Case Study

Here is an example of how Californians Against Hate operates. They identified that a $100,000 donation to help get Prop 8 on the ballot was from William Bolthouse, the founder of Bolthouse Farms. Although William Bolthouse had sold his stake in the company in 2005, Califonians Against Hate targeted Bolthouse Farms, a large producer of fresh-cut carrots in the world and the maker of juices and smoothies sold in foodie haunts and upscale markets.
Demonstrations at the "rock 'n' roll" Ralphs on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood and Whole Foods markets in New York City and Washington, D.C., ensued. The gay blogosphere lit up, indignant.

Read it all here.

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