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Will Boycotts Change Anything?

Are consumer boycotts just attention-grabbing political theater? Or can ordinary people voting with their wallets have a lasting impact on society at large?On the evening of January 28, 2017 freelance writer Dan O’Sullivan took to Twitter to protest the actions of ride-sharing service Uber. Under the hashtag , he accused Uber of trying to “profit off of refugees” after local taxi drivers had halted service to and from New York’s John F.