Apr 14, 2019 • 1HR 3M

One Hundred Years of Corporate Crimes in Colombia with Dan Kovalik

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While most of us think that class warfare is a figurative expression, but in Colombia organizing a union can be fatal. Labor-rights attorney Dan Kovalik joins us to talk about his famous case he filed under the Alien Torts Act. Coca Cola assassinated a union leader for daring to ask for better conditions. Later, Dan Kovalik talks about the new Banana Wars waged by Chiquita against unions in Colombia. We finally drill into the history of Corporate America’s war in Colombia and their most unlikely ally: AFL-CIO. A breathtaking episode that takes us to the history of the Banana Republic, Coca Cola wars and death squads all in the name of profits.