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Belching out the devil : global adventures with Coca-Cola

Author: Mark Thomas
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, 2009.
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Mark Thomas, a legendarily seditious comedian and human rights activist, is a recovering Coca-Cola addict, who decides to trek around the globe investigating the stories and people Coca-Cola's iconic advertising campaigns don't mention: child laborers in sugar cane fields of El Salvador; Indian workers exposed to toxic chemicals; Colombian labor union leaders in Coke bottling plants falsely accused of terrorism and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Thomas
ISBN: 9781568584317 1568584318 9780091922931 0091922933
OCLC Number: 262891577
Notes: Originally published: London : Ebury Press, 2008.
Description: xviii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: An admission --
Prologue --
The happiness factory --
Give 'em enough Coke --
Serious charges --
The hush money that didn't stay quiet --
'Chile' --
The days of the great Coke pledge --
May contain traces of child labour --
Dodge city --
Let them dig wells --
Interlude : connecting --
India : a prequel --
Kuriji --
Gas --
The fizz man's burden --
India : a postquel --
Second fattest in the infants --
Belching out the devil --
We're on the road to Delaware --
Postscript: Brand loyalty.
Responsibility: Mark Thomas.
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Comedic with Excellent Info

by asdfasdf12345 (WorldCat user published 2011-02-02) Excellent Permalink

Not only does he throw himself completely into the task of uncovering the evils of this corporation, but does a wonderful job of providing background information and those fun little facts that most big businesses like to deny.

He goes to the lengths needed to find out what is really going...
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