"The Colombian Food and Drinks Workers Union has also called for an international boycott of Coca-Cola, a move supported by the World Social Forum and UK-based Colombia Solidarity Campaign. The union accuses Coca-Cola of "complicity in the assassination of eight trade union leaders in Colombia since 1990", as well as torture, imprisonment and exile. Coca-Cola has denied responsibility, pointing out that hundreds of union leaders are killed every year in Colombia."
Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Department of So That's All Right, Then
Knocking around in our coffee lounge at work is a copy of "Ethical Consumer", a magazine apparently handed out to Privilege account holders with the Co-op Bank. It contains the following gem in the fizzy drinks section on page 36.