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The End of Capitalism

PostPosted: 07 Aug 2012, 08:48
by Yogi
Oh wait, maybe it's not the end of the world after all. Just the end of Capitalism. Bolivia will be banning Coca-Cola to mark the turn of the Mayan Cycle on December 21st.

David Choquehuanca, the minister in question, explained that Coca-Cola will be expelled from Bolivia on the same day that the Mayan calendar enters a new cycle–December 21. According to Choquehuanca, the date marks the end of capitalism and the start of a culture of life in community-based societies. In order to celebrate that, Bolivia’s government is already planning a series of events that will take place at the Southern Hemisphere’s Summer Solstice on La Isla del Sol, one of the largest islands in Lake Titicaca. ... apitalism/

Re: The End of Capitalism

PostPosted: 09 Aug 2012, 07:24
by Ice.Maiden

Seems ridiculous when they're going to legalise the consumption of coca leaves, which'd be difficult to prevent anyway, since those who pick them often chew on them. I think they'll miss the sales of Coca Cola as well. The country's impoverished enough as it is. :(