Coca-Cola Soda Sales, Profits Down, Boycott On

By: Tuesday February 18, 2014 6:31 pm

LGBTQ activists around the world are boycotting Coca-Cola for its sponsorship of the Winter Olympics and thus a tacit endorsement of Russian President’s Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay stance.


FDL Book Salon Welcomes Mark Pendergrast, For God, Country and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company That Makes It

By: Saturday August 3, 2013 1:59 pm

Everywhere you go there is Coca-Cola.

On one hand, there’s comfort in seeing something familiar along the backroads of Thailand, but on the other it can piss you off to see the massive white and red logo and realize just how far Coca-Cola has infiltrated global society.

As traditional marketing and advertising concepts are buried by the demands of a Facebook culture that seeks a personal relationship with the brands they consume, Mark Pendergrast’s book, For God, Country and Coca Cola is more relevant today than it was when it was first published in 1993.

A New Year’s Resolution for the 99%

By: Sunday January 1, 2012 10:45 am

Stop buying things that don’t give you real pleasure. Save the money. You’ll need it when the oligarchs crash the economy again.

Marriage Equality: Two Not Emphasizing Rights Still Make a Wrong

By: Saturday March 26, 2011 4:00 pm

In our civil society, if something is legal for one, it just has to be legal for all. The bottom line is, everyone is equal under the law.

At least that’s how I see it.

Not so, it seems, for Lanae Erickson and Jon Cowan, two Third Way muckety-mucks who recently penned a piece for the Baltimore Sun in which they argued that if LGBT Americans want to see marriage equality become a reality, they need to make it less about equality and more about embracing what the authors see as traditional values.

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