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Egyptian Jews Accuse Coca-Cola

But it’s all Nasser’s fault

Marc Tracy
December 02, 2009

Coca-Cola is being sued by an Egyptian-Jewish family whom the Nasser government stripped of its property 40 years ago. The soda-maker has occupied the property for over a decade with full knowledge of whom it rightfully belongs to, according to the family’s lawyers. Hopefully Coca-Cola will settle this matter equitably, so that we do not have to feel guilty while enjoying a Coke, and especially so that we do not have to start drinking—shudder—Pepsi.

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.