Coke isn’t it

The Coca-Cola Company spent $4 billion last year on advertising.

Read that again. Think about it one more time.

That’s enough money to buy 1,000,000,000 books for kids who don’t have any books.

So, Coke spent $4 billion to try to persuade you to buy more soda.

Is that a good outcome of “the free market” doing its thing?

What’s the benefit, and who’s getting it?

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