I’ll still protest the giant retailer, but maybe a little more quietly.
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.
For desperate workers that turn to temp agencies for a step up, too often they find only quicksand.
Walmart’s explosive growth has gutted two key pillars of the American middle class: small businesses and well-paid manufacturing jobs.
Bribery is as American as apple pie.
Buy two congressmen, get one free.
The Walmex bribery scandal casts a spotlight on the retail giant’s many offenses in North America.
Engineered crops have steadily increased over the past 15 years, despite the lack of independent research on their long-term effects on human health and the environment.
Whether they manage football pageants or Ford Motor Co., these guys remind us how much needs to change, economically and politically, in 2012 and beyond.
Walmart is displaying its incredibly shriveled ethical center by whacking the already meager health care benefits that hundreds of thousands of its workers count on.
Companies dump workers for union activity all the time, and they often get away with it.
The Walmart case is only one example of the Supreme Court’s growing tendency to side with the interests of big corporations over the rights of ordinary citizens.
A limitless world of sweatshops isn’t good for anyone.
Walmart has plans to establish four stores in DC by 2012. Notorious for threatening small businesses, causing the loss of more jobs, and bringing lower wage standards for all workers to communities, concerned District of Columbia citizens and social justice advocates are coming together to spread the news and resist the potentially disastrous implications for the District of Columbia.
The $400-billion-a-year retail behemoth, with two million employees laboring in 8,500 stores spread around the globe, is putting on a “local” mask.