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Mike Francesa with Sandy Alderson in March 2013. (Photo by Brian Monzo/WFAN)

Mets Deny WFAN Boycott After Francesa Uncorks All-Time Rant

“The Mets are acting like jacka—-. They really are,” WFAN’s Mike Francesa said Monday. “They get what they deserve. I hope there’s 10,000 people in Citi Field in a couple of days. You can quote me: jacka—-. You hear me?”

05/13/2014

Jay-Z points as Beyonce looks on during the 2013 NBA All-Star game at the Toyota Center on Feb. 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sharpton, Jay-Z Weigh-In On Claims Of Racial Profiling At Barneys

The Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday called threatened to boycott the luxury retailer Barneys, in response to allegations by shoppers who claimed they were racially profiled.

10/26/2013

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Barilla Pasta Chairman In Hot Water Over Comments On Gays

Make it al dente, just not al dent gay.

09/26/2013

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Some NYC LGBT Bars Boycott Vodka Brands Over Russian Anti-Gay Laws

Several New York City LGBT nightspots have decided to take spirits made in Russia off their shelves, as part of a protest against anti-gay laws in that country.

07/27/2013

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NYC-Based Group Calls For Boycott Of Sci-Fi Movie Over Author’s Gay Rights Views

A New York group has launched a boycott of the upcoming science fiction move “Ender’s Game,” over the author who wrote the novel on which it is based and his opposition to gay rights.

07/09/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton Serving Christmas Meal (credit: twitter.com/thereval)

Sharpton, Kelly Join Forces To Call For Assault Weapons Ban

The unlikely duo said they are dedicating this holiday and the New Year to achieving a national assault weapons ban.

12/25/2012

Oreo Pride Cookie (credit: Facebook)

Thousands Like Kraft’s Rainbow Pride Oreo Cookie; Others Threaten Boycott

An Oreo cookie campaign launched by Kraft Foods has many singing its praises, and others threatening a boycott.

06/27/2012

A co-op shopper bags his groceries. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Some Park Slope Food Co-Op Members Push For Ban Of Israeli Products

The popular Brooklyn food co-op is known for taking political and environmental stands. Some of its members have expressed concern over Israel’s policy in Palestine.

08/25/2011