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Are Supermarkets Cheaper Than Farmers' Markets?
Business  (tags: Grocery, Organic, Farmers Market, Produce, Price, Sustainable, Local, Healthy, Economy, Economics, Savings, Value, business, consumers, corporate, environment, ethics, farming, money, wal-mart, Walmart )

Syd
- 1 day ago - threespringsfarm.com
We selected 3 area supermarkets with which to compare our farmers' market prices: an organic/health food chain, Wild Oats, as we grow organically (though not certified); the most widespread grocery store in town, Albertsons; and Wal-Mart...
Walmart Employees Deliver Chairman $7.8 Bn 'Tax Bill' for Company's Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: business, taxes, walmart, Protest, Retail, USA )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
Protesting Walmart's tax privileges as it pays its workers notoriously low wages, the store's employees and others have delivered a $7.8 billion "tax bill" to the Arizona home of the retail giant's chairman, Rob Walton.
This Depressing Animated Map Shows Walmart Taking Over America
Business  (tags: Walmart, corporate agenda, workers rights, jobs, living wage )

Brian
- 34 days ago - popularresistance.org
"Here's an unsettling look at the Walmart-ification of the U.S., starting in Arkansas in 1962 and ending with total domination. Click thru for animated map."
Cult-Like, Corrupt and Christian Conservative: Inside the Campus Group Creating Wal-Mart Managers
Business  (tags: walmart, religion, right wing, conservatives )

Freya
- 51 days ago - alternet.org
An insider reveals how Wal-Mart's favorite campus group curries favor with business while pushing gospel to kids.
Walmart Warehouse Kept Workers on the Job in Sub-Zero Weather
Business  (tags: Walmart, injustice, labor, cold, freezing )

Freya
- 96 days ago - dailykos.com
Management at a Walmart-contracted warehouse in Indiana told workers to stay on the job even as the temperature plunged during the polar vortex deep freeze and the county government declared a state of emergency.
So Much for WalMart Paying People to Work Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Walmart, Thanksgiving, workers, wages )

Freya
- 146 days ago - dailykos.com
Last week we learned that WalMart would be open on Thanksgiving day. We were told by a WalMart executive "associates" were even excited about the opportunity! Heck they were going to get extra pay, a meal and 25% off everything they could buy...
One Fact About Raising The Minimum Wage Is So Unbelievable, I Had To Fact-Check It Like 5 Times
Business  (tags: wages, Walmart )

Freya
- 146 days ago - upworthy.com
Just check this out. I seriously had to fact-check this a few times before it really sank in. We hear lots of doomsday "OhMyGawd if we raise the minimum wage, everybody will go out of business and we'll have to eat bugs" types of things from some folks.
Walmart Employees Having to Hold Food Drive For Thanksgiving to Feed Themselves
Business  (tags: Walmart, Thanksgiving, Ohio, low paid workers, poverty, employees helping employees )

Dandelion
- 152 days ago - dailykos.com
Walmart's management is asking its low-paid workers to give to its even lower-paid workers. That's asking people who are kinda sorta getting by giving to those who are living in poverty by their mutual employer, who refuses to pay them a living wage.
The Waltons of Walmart - The Greediest Family In The World
Business  (tags: WalMart, greedy family, The Waltons, taxes, inheritance taxes, strategies )

Dandelion
- 215 days ago - occupy.com
The strategies the Walton family uses to avoid estate and inheritance taxes on their fortune is establishing a type of charitable trust that can shelter money from taxes, and later put that money back into the pockets of family heirs, even at a profit.
Take the Pledge and Join Walmart Workers on Black Friday This Year: ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, corporate, corruption, economy, labor, news, money, ethics, society, humans, business, consumers, abuse )

Carrie
- 223 days ago - action.changewalmart.org
This Black Friday, I will stand with Walmart workers and support their calls for change at Walmart. I will indicate at right how I can help.
3 Reasons the Walmart Empire Is Collapsing
Business  (tags: Walmart, too big to succeed, unfair labor practices, undocumented immigrants, social issues, decrepit stores, business model, arrogance, unwelcome in big cities, dollar stores )

Judy
- 256 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Like every empire to come before it, Walmart (WMT) is beginning to rot from the inside out. It may appear to be rolling but under the surface the Walmart empire is in rapid decline.
Whole Foods: A Faux Hippie Walmart?
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Walmart, corporate, culture, business, employees, treatment, sexism, core values, hypocrisy, exploitation, rip off, organic? )

Brian
- 269 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One former employee of Whole Foods had a lot to say about Whole Food's corporate attitude and practices.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up for Walmart's Workers!
Business  (tags: walmart, labor, ethics, business, corporate, dishonesty, news )

Cal
- 269 days ago - alignny.org
We're coming together to ask Walmart directors like Christopher Williams to use their power to urge Walmart to reinstate those of us who have been wrongfully fired and disciplined
Tensions Rise as Walmart Refuses to Pay
Business  (tags: americans, walmart, abuse, living wage, corporate, dishonesty, economy, politics, law, society, money, ethics, business, corruption )

Carrie
- 273 days ago - truth-out.org
Proponents of a proposed higher "living wage" requirement for workers at large retailers here in Washington are stepping up their campaign, urging the city's mayor to sign pending legislation into law.
Victory! Walmart Responds to National Day of Action
Business  (tags: Walmart, big box stores, chain stores, economy, money, society, consumers, americans, corporate, business )

Nancy
- 354 days ago - makingchangeatwalmart.org
Last week on April 24th, hundreds of Walmart workers in 200 stores stood up to demand that Walmart honor its public commitment to be more consistent, transparent, and fair in scheduling shifts and hours for workers. They were joined by over 10,000 people
 

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