Campaign to Stop Killer Coke Newsletter | April 14, 2004
1. Demonstration at Coca-Cola's Shareholders Meeting.
When: April 21, 2004 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: DuPont Hotel, 11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, Delaware.
Why: All Coke's top policymakers will be attending this meeting. In addition, these policymakers also sit on the boards of abusive companies such as AT&T, Chevron Texaco, Dow Chemical, GlaxoSmithKline, International Paper, SunTrust Banks ...
Car pools can be arranged from New York (2.5 hours), Philadelphia (1 hour), D.C. (1.5 hours) and Baltimore (1 hour). If you are arranging a car pool or intend to attend, please contact us at (212) 979-8320 or email@example.com.
New York: Van(s) will be leaving from Union Square West at 15th Street in New York (for details, call Lenore Palladino at (212) 265-7000 ext. 4351. Van leaves at 5:15 a.m. and will return to New York City by noon.
Protest signs and banners will be provided at the demonstration. The demonstration will focus on Coke's human rights, labor and environmental abuses.
We will soon e-mail a call for this demonstration in pdf. format to you. You will also be able to find the call at www.killercoke.org,
2. The Campaign to Stop Killer Coke Newsletter Archive can now be found at the top of the News section of www.killercoke.org,:
3. The following have recently been posted in the News section of www.killercoke.org,:
a. Courier News, "Students at Rutgers: Don't renew Coca-Cola contract," Apr. 10, 2004
b. The final report of the New York City fact-finding delegation led by NYC Council Member Hiram Monserrate on human rights violations by Coke - April 2004
c. Portland State University Daily Vanguard, "Blood and Coca-Cola," Apr. 6, 2004
d. Washington Square News, "Group decries Coke's labor violations," Apr. 5, 2004
e. CounterPunch, "The Magic of Coca-Cola: Colombian Workers, Civil Rights, Advertising," Apr. 3/5, 2004
f. A letter from 15 members of Congress to Daft/Heyer, Apr. 1, 2004
g.Conscious Choice, "Coke's Campaign of Terror," by Kari Lydersen, March 2004
h. Letter from Canadian Labour Congress to Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Graham, March 24, 2004