A few months ago, a large group of Aussie Protesters set aside their politicial allegiances and banded together for a single cause - to shut down the Nike stores in Melbourne and Sydney every Friday Night.

BAN THE BOOT believe in a future where fairness is the only winner and integrity the key to true happiness.

MELBOURNE NIKE PROTESTS
5PM EVERY FRIDAYS

NIKE SUPER STORE - SWANSTON ST MELBOURNE

this weeks protest/blockade - july 6 - will be the 15th week in a row
nike estimates over $10,000+ in sales losses each week

SYDNEY NIKE PROTESTS
5PM EVERY FRIDAYS
NIKE STORE - CORNER GEORGE + PITT ST SYDNEY

The demands are - That Nike signs the Homeworkers Code of Practice - That Nike provides a livable income for all its workers - That Nike provides safe working conditions for all its workers.
Please come along.

 

Three years after Nike CEO Phil Knight gave a highly publicised speech pledging significant reforms to the company's labour practices, a new report released today reveals that very little has changed: Nike workers are still forced to work excessive hours under high pressure, are not paid enough to meet their most basic needs and are subject to harassment, dismissal and violent intimidation if they try to stand up for their rights. - global exchange

july 2001
NIKE STORES IN AUSTRALIA
WILL CONTINUE TO BE A FOCUS OF PROTESTS + BLOCKADES

*UNLESS NIKE SIGN THE FAIRWEAR AGREEMENT + WAYNE CAREY SAYS SORRY TO ALL THE NIKE SWEATSHOP WORKERS WORLD WIDE!!!!!

YER BABY - The Rogue Elements Star IN: FIST FUCKING FOOTBALL FUN - VIDEO

The verbal abuse IN NIKE FACTORIES includes the Indonesian equivalent of phrases like: 'FUCK YOU!' 'YOU IDIOT!' 'YOU WHORE!' and 'YOU PIG!'. source:urban community mission - jakarta 1999


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NIKE USES: CHILD WORKERS AS YOUNG AS 15 FOR $2 A DAY, THE CHILDREN SUFFER CORPORAL PUNISHMENT AND WORK 12 HOURS A DAY (vietnam labor watch 1997)(daily tele 29.3.97)

 

Are you a FAN of M-1??? YES! No
Do you believe in FAIRNESS????? YES! No
Are you prepared to LEAFLET??? YES! No

WHERE? (click your state...)

VIC / NSW / QLD / WA / SA / ACT / TAS / NT / WORLD


 

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jamming the jammers!
about nike's recent fake jam billboard campaign which inspired this site
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