Friday, January 13, 2006

"Killer Coke" Or Innocent Abroad?

"Killer Coke" Or Innocent Abroad?
Controversy over anti-union violence in Colombia has colleges banning Coca-Cola

It's early monday morning, but Ray Rogers has the full attention of some 70 students in a Rutgers University classroom. For nearly half an hour, the 61-year-old labor activist rails against Coca-Cola Co. (KO ), taking the beverage giant to task for allegedly turning a blind eye as eight employees of Coke bottlers in Colombia were killed and scores more were threatened or jailed on trumped-up terrorism charges over the past decade.


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