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"For Christmas, will Coca-Cola stop acting like Big Tobacco" Common Dreams News Center, by John F. Borowski, Dec. 21, 2004
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Knight Ridder News, "Coke, Pepsi lose fight over labels," Dec. 9, 2004
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Associated Press, "India Court Orders Coke, Pepsi To Print Consumer Warning," Dec. 7, 2004
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The Guardian, "Campaign aims to hit Coke where it hurts," by Paul Marinko, Nov. 25, 2004
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Police Attack Coca-Cola Protest in Mehdiganj, India; Over 350 Arrested
"Towards the end of the rally, the marchers decided to march to the factory gates, about a hundred meters from the site of the rally. The armed police reacted violently and swiftly, with no warnings. The armed police launched a vicious lathi (baton) charge on all the marchers, and many women, in particular, became the target of male police officers who beat them incessantly. The police also chased after community members in the surrounding fields to beat them, many of whom were escaping the site of the violent police action. A Budhist monk was also attacked by the police, who showed no regard whatsoever for any one present in the area. The police attacks were ordered by Mr. Tahir Iqbal, ADM of police in Varanasi."
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The New York Times, "Coke Warns of Slack Sales for a Year or So," by Melanie Warner, Nov. 12, 2004
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The Taylor Report, Radio interview with Campaign Director Ray Rogers in Canada, Oct. 23, 2004
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Akville and District Labour Council Letter to the CEO of the Royal Bank of Canada
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Organizing Leaflets — Two-sided

Organizing Leaflet for Communities in Spanish and English
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Organizing Leaflet for Unions
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Organizing Leaflet for Campuses
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Leaflet for Jazz Clubs — Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola opened in New
York City on Oct. 21. This leaflet was prepared to distribute at
the opening.
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The New York Times, "All Is Not Sweet at the Home Base of Coca-Cola," 9/28/04
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Washington Post, "Regular Soda a Day Boosts Weight Gain: Non-Diet Drinks Also Increase Risk of Diabetes, Study Shows," 8/25/04
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O'Dwyer PR Daily "Coke's Image Under Attack," by Kevin McCauley, August 2004
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Z Magazine Online "Anti-Corporate Campaign: Killer Coke," by Ian Werkheiser, July/August 2004
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The Age "What is a good company?" by Justine Nolan, July 26, 2004
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Dissident Voice (First Published in Colombia Journal "Coca-Cola in Colombia: Increased Profits, Downsized Workforce," by Lesley Gill, July 27, 2004
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Citypaper.net,"Coked Out: Protesters rail against Coca-Cola at local supermarkets," by Julie Zhou, July 29, 2004
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The Steward,, UAW Local 22 "Stop Killer Coke Fundraiser," John Martinez, June/July 2004
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The New York Times, Editorial, "Human Rights and the Court," July 3, 2004
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The New York Times, "Human Rights Abuses Worldwide Are Held to Fall Under U.S. Courts," Linda Greenhouse, June 30, 2004
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Bloomberg Markets, "Coke's World of Woes," Adam Levy and Steve Matthews, July, 2004
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The New York Times, Editorial, "Another Coke Classic," June 16, 2004
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Fortune, "The Real Story: How did Coca-Cola's management go from first-rate to farcical in six short years? Tommy the barber knows," May 31, 2004
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"Coke Benefiting from Child Labor in Sugar Cane Fields," Jim Lobe, Oneworld.net and Commondreams.org
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Forward, "'Killer Coke' Campaign Targets UJA Honoree on Colombia Rights," by Steven I. Weiss, June 3, 2004
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Photos taken from the G8 Teach-in held in Atlanta, Georgia June 5, 2004 by Frank Johnson/wireimage.com
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Press Release: Ray Rogers of Corporate Campaign, Inc. to speak at the G8 teach-in and the Coke protest on June 5 in Atlanta, Atlanta G8 Organizing Committee
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Linewaiters Gazette: Official Newsletter of the Park Slope Food Coop,
"GM [General Meeting] Votes to Can Coke," by Danielle Uchitelle, May 13, 2004

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Home News Tribune, "Putting Coke on ice? Human-rights activists want Rutgers to end beverage deal," by Sarah Greenblatt, May 2, 2004
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The Daily Targum, "U. discusses Coke contract," by Zoe J. Westhof, April 30, 2004
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Campaign Director Ray Rogers on "Democracy Now," Apr. 27, 2004
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Washington Post, "Human Rights Charges Still Gnaw at Coca-Cola: Protesters Convene at Stockholders Meeting," 4/22/04
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Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Labor activist bubbly over Coca-Cola fight," Doug Grow 4/25/04
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Atlanta Business Chronicle, "Coca-Cola wrestles protesters and issues at annual meeting," 4/21/04
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New York Daily News, "Black Mark at Awards," Apr. 21, 2004
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Cathleen Black Petition

CounterPunch, "The Magic of Coca-Cola: Colombian Workers, Civil Rights, Advertising," Apr. 3/5, 2004
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"Coca-Cola CEO talks ethics," Yale Daily News, March 31, 2004
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Commondreams.com (Reuters), "Coca - Cola Admits That Dasani is Nothing But Tap Water, By Trevor Datson, March 4, 2004
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"Coca-Cola hunger strike ends in union win," Colombia Week, Jana Silverman
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Killer Coke Campaign Grows Internationally
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Fight Back!, "Colombian Union Activist Speaks Against Coca-Cola, Winter 2004.
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CorpWatch, "Coke with Yet Another New Twist: Toxic Cola," Jan. 17, 2004
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Enterpriserisk (London, England), "Reclaim the page," Feb. 2004
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"People's Forum Against Coca-Cola March, Jan. 18, 2004 at the World Social Forum"
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AlterNet, "No Water? Drink Coke!" Naeem Mohaiemen, Jan. 17, 2004
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