Serena Williams: Umpires considering BOYCOTT of tennis ace's next match – 'They’re scared'

Serena Williams was beaten in the US Open final last week by Japan’s Naomi Osaka in straight sets. However, the American star’s behaviour made the majority of headlines in which she was given a code violation after her coach Patrick Mourataoglu appeared to be instructing her from the stands. The former world No 1 then […]

The Unheralded Women Behind the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Welcome to The Thread, OZY’s chart-topping weekly podcast. In Season 3, The Thread charts how a revolutionary idea — nonviolent resistance — changed the course of history. Subscribe now to follow The Thread on Apple or on OZY.com. Not all political or social revolutions start with the firing of shots, with a formal declaration, or […]

Will Star Wars 9 flop? EIGHT huge problems at the box office even if fans don't boycott

Star Wars is facing the biggest disturbance in the Force in its forty-year history. The recent high-profile dramas the franchise is currently facing are likely to continue causing major problems, not only within the Star Wars fandom but also across the industry. Major studios are no longer unwilling to release around a Star Wars movie, […]

Star Wars Han Solo FLOP and fan boycott: 'Kathleen Kennedy to QUIT in September'?

Could the all-powerful head of Lucasfilm be flying ‘Solo’ after the summer? A new report warns: “The talk out there is of a September changing of the guards.” This refers to growing rumours that Kenendy is under huge pressure after the disastrous box office performance of the Han Solo movie. The legendary producer has run […]

Zimbabwe threaten boycott

Video Zimbabwe threaten boycott0:42 Cricket: Zimbabwean players are threatening to boycott their upcoming series with Australia after still being owed three-months pay. June 5th 2018 a minute ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Cricket news and galleries/ Cricket Zimbabwe threaten boycott0:42 June 5th 2018 5 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Cricket news and galleries/ ‘Did you know?’2:57 […]

Researchers boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

(Reuters) — Over 50 top Artificial Intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea’s top university, after it opened what they called an AI weapons lab with one of South Korea’s largest companies. The researchers, based in 30 countries, said they would refrain from visiting KAIST, hosting visitors from the univ…Read More

Dick’s faced boycott threats when it changed its gun policies — but the majority of America agrees with the retailer (DKS)

Reuters/Rick Wilking Dick’s Sporting Goods faced backlash after it changed its gun policies in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida shooting.  However, foot traffic actually increased in the two weeks after Dick’s announced the new gun policies.  73% of respondents polled by MSN said that they agreed with Dick’s decision to stop selling assault-style rifles. While […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Lisa Dingle death twist sparks viewer BOYCOTT – But what's next?

It was revealed that Emmerdale had lined up a difficult story for original character Lisa (played by Jane Cox) on the ITV soap weeks ago, but fans couldn’t have been prepared for the awful twist that was to come in yesterday’s double bill. Lisa had been enjoying a fun drink with her friends and family […]

‘We need to build bridges’ – German FA chief against Russia 2018 boycott

German Football Association (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel has spoken out against a boycott of the Russia 2018 World Cup, saying it would only serve to “harm” the situation. “The DFB is leaning towards dialogue, and not a boycott,” Bild quoted the 56-year-old as saying. “We need to build bridges. A boycott will not help. The […]