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How Walmart Owners Give Thanks And Give Back
Business  (tags: Walmart, stingy, philanthropy, Walmart heirs, Rob Walton, Jim Walton, Alice Walton, Christy Walton )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - dailykos.com
Instead of opening their hearts and wallets, the Walton family is staying true to Walmart's corporate mantra: Screw workers. Live better. The family that owns the retailing giant is giving back almost nothing at all to Philanthropy.
Join Us in Demanding That Walmart President and CEO, Douglas McMillon, Stop Walmart's Tax-Dodging ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: Americans, business, corporate, Walmart, congress, taxes, tax loopholes, corruption, dishonesty, economy, government, politics, money, society, ethics, economy )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Walmart is using tax loopholes to save $1 billion in taxes every year, on average. The massive retailer has also spent $32 million in the last five years lobbying Congress - lower taxes are its top priority.
Tell the Walton Family: Stop Your Hypocritical Undercover Campaign to Destroy Rooftop Solar
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart, Walmart, petitions, solar, renewable energy, rooftop solar, smear campaigns, propaganda )

Freya
- 46 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Walmart is well-known for exploiting its workers and squeezing its suppliers. But what few know is that, in an audacious new move, the Walton family has unleashed its immense resources on a campaign attacking rooftop solar in the United States.
Tell Walmart and Costco to End Slavery in Thai Fishing ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Costco, slavery in Thai fishing, shrimp boats, money, business, corporate, consumers )

Nancy
- 129 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
Consumers and human rights activists have come together to demand Walmart and Costco trace their shrimp down to the boat level and to institute a zero tolerance policy on slavery.
HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN CORPORATE SUPPLY CHAINS~ ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Costco, business, corporate, world, slavery, shrimp boats )

Nancy
- 163 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
Two big global retailers -- Walmart and Costco -- are named as customers of a seafood supplier in Thailand with proven links to slavery.(3) Which means that shrimp farmed with slave labor is ending up on your plate.
President Obama: Meet With Walmart Workers
Business  (tags: Walmart, Barack Obama, wages, petitions )

Freya
- 228 days ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
President Obama declared income inequality the defining and most urgent issue of our time. Yet on Friday, May 9th he held a photo op at Walmart -- one of the worst employers and biggest contributors to income inequality in the country.
WALMART: Justice for Rana Plaza Survivors
Business  (tags: safety standards, walmart, business, compensation, dishonesty, labor, law, society, money, news )

Cal
- 248 days ago - credomobilize.com
Pay full and fair compensation to the 2,500 workers injured in the Rana Plaza building collapse and to the families of the 1,138 deceased. In order to prevent future deaths in your Bangladesh supply chain, join 150+ companies in the legally-binding Accord
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
- 251 days 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
- 253 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
- 284 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
- 302 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
- 346 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
- 396 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
- 397 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
- 402 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.
 

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