On second thought, f-you Coke

"After giving the matter serious thought, I have decided that I cannot accept funds from Coca-Cola due to the company's labor record in Colombia," poet Martin Espada said at a poetry reading funded, in part, by Coca-Cola. "Espada read a statement denouncing Coca-Cola for their atrocious labor record in Columbia... and declared that he would be donating the entire amount of money Coke gave to the event to the National Food Workers Union in Colombia." (LiP Magazine)

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