The Green Starbucks Cup, Designed to Bring People Together, Is Just Another Thing to Be Pissed About

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Heading into the holiday season, Starbucks wants Americans to feel united again after a brutal election season. But Americans clearly just aren't ready for that. They want to fight—over the color of a cup.

The coffee chain on Tuesday unveiled a limited-edition green cup, designed by artist Shogo Ota (below), who used a single line to draw a series of connected characters—"a coffee farmer, a family, a barista, friends embracing" and more, the brand says.

The point was to "represent shared humanity and connection, serving as a symbol for stitching people together as a united community."

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