Scarlett Johansson has decided to drop Oxfam for the filthy lucre of Sodastream.
The Sodastream advertising campaign that Johansson fronts hides the dirty reality behind the Israeli company. A factory built on Palestinian land in an illegal settlement exploits Palestinian workers in the daily humiliation that we see so little of in our media.
She’s dropping her affiliation with Oxfam just in time for her Sodastream advert during the Superbowl, which is touted as too hot for Fox, she’s being hawked as Sodastream’s Global Ambassador and backed by the Israeli state’s online propaganda machine – (Hasbara).
The (Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions) campaign called for by Palestinians is having a serious impact on Israeli trade. It is based on the sanctions campaigns against the original apartheid state of South Africa and has growing global support. While we remember Mandela for his struggle against apartheid we also remember others for their support. Elton John, Queen will never wash away the stain of playing Sun City during the South African apartheid regime. Johansson is joining them.
For a flavour of daily life for Palestinians working in Israeli jobs catch this music vid from Jasiri X – ‘Checkpoint’