Burp! Pepsi vs. Coke: The Ice Cold War

Documentary 3 of 13 from John Pilger. This one, made in 1984, and as the title probably gives away: unearths the history of the two super companies, and also explores their ties to politics: Nixon and Pepsi, Coca-Cola’s murders in Guatamala, Coke’s relations with Nazis (see Fanta), and both soda’s relationships to communism (Coke with China, Pepsi’s replacement of Vodka with Soviet Russia); the latter of which is ironic considering Coke and Pepsi are the epitome of Capitalism…

Take a gander:


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28 year old originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. H.B.Sc. from UofT with a major in chemistry and a double minor in philosophy and math. M.Sc. from UofT in physiology and neuroscience. Finished my Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at McMaster in the fall of 2013.
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