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Reenact Reverend Billy's Crime Against Starbucks


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Get some bad Elvis hair, a white collar, white
jacket and enter a Starbucks store. Deposit information about child
labor in coffee fields on the tables. Hallelujah! Feel the Spirit!

As you read this, the Rev is on trial for destruction of property and
malicious mischief. But his April 19th laying on of hands upon a cash
register, with the help of the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir and LA
activists, channeled what all coffee industry monitors have warned:
billionaires like Starbucks chief Howard Shultz make money by harvesting
coffee for virtually nothing. Cut out a thick strip of white cardboard
and seal it over the back your neck with some duct tape: that's your
collar. Throw some cement on your hair and wear a white outfit. Now
you're a preacher! Have a friend follow you with a video camera. When
you get to the store:

  1. Stand outside the Starbucks with that mermaid logo in view,
    displaying a sign with your town, state and country
  2. Enter the Starbucks and place your fact sheets on the tables
  3. Raise your arms into the air and preach what the Spirit
    tells you, but make clear that the $4 lattes come from the DEVIL and
    child mortality rates in Guatemala are soaring

Be polite to the baristas, they're just doing their jobs. Have your fun
and leave, you've done your job! Follow these links to info on
grievences with Starbucks:


Consumers Association


Be sure to send a copy of your tape to PO Box 1556, New York, NY 10013.
We’d appreciate a note of permission to use your footage in our
documentary (for release next year). Hallelujah! See you in the

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