The largest faction of Japan's ruling party is reportedly pressuring the new prime minister, Fumio Kishida, into taking a hard line against China.
The Chinese government has ramped up its rhetoric since the U.S. announced a diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 on Monday.
Beijing says it isn't bothered by the U.S. diplomatic boycott of the Winter Games, but diplomats and state media personalities are lining up to criticize it on social media.
With only weeks remaining until Beijing 2022 opens next February 4, the United States is leading a wave of diplomatic boycotts over China's human rights abuses.
China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, also criticized the diplomatic boycott saying that China will take "resolute countermeasures."
The White House said China's cooperation on global issues such as climate change "is not a favor" to the United States.
China's former envoy to London accused the United States of "political posturing" despite having not been invited to next year's Winter Olympics.
The boycott does not extend to athletes, and White House press secretary Jen Psaki said competitors will have the country's "full support."
"If the U.S. side is bent on going its own way, China will take firm countermeasures," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said.
Chapman's Ice Cream Company is offering a $1-per-hour raise for employees that get vaccinated by the end of the month.
University towns and cities are participating in the so-called "girls night in" to raise awareness and demand better action from the government.
After the popular ice cream company pledged to stop selling its product in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, several states said they would divest.
Union workers at Nabisco are on strike and people online are sharing images of its products on store shelves—claiming consumers are boycotting the company.
"This law does not demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and well-being of those who may become pregnant," said a statement from Mayor Ted Wheeler's office.
The former transportation secretary under ex-President Donald Trump was named as part of the board on August 2.
Toyota gave $55,000 to 37 Republican objectors, which is more than twice as much as the next company on the donor list.
Social media users are calling for a boycott of fashion brand Zara after alleged controversial messages from a head designer to a Palestinian model were shared.
"The time for talking with the IOC is over," Lhadon Tethong of the Tibet Action Institute told the Associated Press. "This cannot be games as usual or business as usual; not for the IOC and not for the international community."
"We are expecting corporate leaders to be social and moral leaders and I think they're going to do well as a result," said an expert.
Critics are using the hashtag #BoycottGenshin to discuss their issues with the game, while fans are hitting back.
Eagle-eyed social media users noticed the small statue of Donald Trump in the photo uploaded by the ex-president's former adviser Stephen Miller.
Delta and Coca-Cola publicly expressed criticism of the GOP voter legislation that have been implemented in the wake of former President Donald Trump's unfounded election fraud claims.
The former president also took aim at Coca Cola and Delta after the companies hit out at Georgia's new voting laws.
Punishing red states for passing bad laws might seem like good politics from New York or Los Angeles, but it actually harms those of us living in and working to make these states fairer, more equitable places.
A failed boycott last year led Goya CEO Robert Unanue to call Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez his "employee of the month." His remarks Sunday have inspired another boycott.
Nina Skov Jensen told Newsweek, "There isn't much she can do at this point to earn our forgiveness, except destroy the entire fiasco of a movie and apologize properly."
The potential move by the U.S. would be unprecedented as the Winter Olympics have never been boycotted. If other countries followed a U.S.-led boycott, it could have an embarrassing effect for Beijing.