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How Coke and Pepsi Are Buying Off Charities


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Not long ago, the charity Save the Children, a group devoted to child health and development projects, was a strong advocate of soda taxes. But that was before Coke and Pepsi poured millions of dollars into their coffers.

Save the Children claims that "corporate donors support us but do not pressure us. Our focus is children not soda tax policy."


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