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GOOD NEWS! Victory in Brooklyn Over Walmart

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Last week, the oppressive retail giant and the country's second-largest company (trailing only the fossil fuel mega-giant Exxon Mobil) announced that it was giving up on its multi-year effort to build its first New York City store, in Brooklyn.

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Past Member (0)
Friday September 21, 2012, 5:17 am
Great news. Thanks.

Carol H (229)
Friday September 21, 2012, 5:47 am
noted, thanks Cal

Jessica C (178)
Friday September 21, 2012, 5:50 am
Yippee! It's nice to know that, even in this day of capitalism on steroids, that people can still win.

Brittany D (28)
Friday September 21, 2012, 8:38 am

Jim P (3257)
Friday September 21, 2012, 9:21 am
Good news!

For years now, Food & Water Watch has been examining the anti-competitive, anti-sustainability and anti-health impact Walmart exerts on communities across the nation. Despite its drumbeat of claims to the contrary, our analysis has repeatedly shown that Walmart isnít a good neighbor to anyone.

Ty, Cal.

TomCat S (129)
Friday September 21, 2012, 9:23 am
Wal-fart's loss is Brooklyn's gain.

Julie E (405)
Friday September 21, 2012, 10:01 am
Good news for Brooklyn.

Marilyn L (107)
Friday September 21, 2012, 2:25 pm
A victory for Brooklyn consumers.

Charlene Rush (79)
Friday September 21, 2012, 8:36 pm
Sweeter words have not been spoken, today.

Amitav D (87)
Saturday September 22, 2012, 8:01 am
Congrats to the people fighting this battle!! We couldn't stop them in my hometown... and now there may be a second Walmart store coming...

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Saturday September 22, 2012, 8:31 pm
I have never been in a Wal*Mart...not today...not tomorrow....not the day after that~

Jo Ellen H (3)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 6:57 am
I never like Walmart

Ray M (0)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 1:09 pm
A thousand praises. Hallelujah! Let's hope it spreads.
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