‘What Would Jesus Buy?’ Takes Aim At Corporate Sin
At first it was Mickey Mouse, the ubiquitous face of Disney marketing and a product of sweatshops in Central America and China. Then it was Starbucks, the world’s coffee conglomerate and paragon of everything that is wrong with America. Next came Wal-Mart, the United States’ largest private employer and a merciless predator of authentic neighborhoods across the globe. At least, that’s according to Rev. Billy, a fake preacher on a real mission.Each company has had its share of run-ins with New York actor Bill Talen and his cohorts–also known as Rev. Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping–who star in the new film What Would Jesus Buy?