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  • [South Texas:]‘A Day Without Mexicans' has message, but little impact

    05/14/2010 2:53:40 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 25 replies · 667+ views
    The Monitor ^ | May 14, 2010 | Sean Gaffney
    McALLEN — A protest dubbed “A Day Without Mexicans” could have devastated Rio Grande Valley retailers Thursday if people had participated in large numbers. Ramiro Cienfuegos, president of the Reynosa Chamber of Commerce, said only a few Mexican nationals avoided crossing international bridges and shunned U.S. stores in protest of Arizona’s divisive new immigration law. “This was above all a protest against the Arizona law,” he said. “A symbol.” If successful, the boycott would have assailed stores in the U.S. But in an area where the economy is not bound by borders and Mexicans traditionally spend more than $1 billion...
  • May 1 closures: who to boycott? Rallies (Live thread)

    04/30/2006 9:38:02 PM PDT · by Heartofsong83 · 1,385 replies · 35,974+ views
    This should be a list of who is planning to close their business on Monday, May 1 in response of the Great American Boycott. We should compile it and boycott them ourselves if possible! Remember to go shopping or work overtime on May 1!