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The big business of the Olympics: Corporate sponsors silent on human rights abuses ahead of Beijing

The Coca-Cola logo. (Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images)
The Coca-Cola logo. (Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images)

The U.S. is sticking with its diplomatic boycott of China over human rights concerns ahead of the Olympics, which is set to begin Feb. 4. But athletes are heading there — as are big American companies.

Now, members of Congress are asking Coca-Cola and other corporations to consider a more critical approach to China.

Host Tonya Mosley speaks with Republican Rep. John Curtis of Utah.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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