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    WFP: Now Send a Message to the Senate

    by  • 22 Mar ’06 • walmart • 0 Comments

    From the Working Families Party: No employee of a multi-billion dollar company like Wal-Mart should be forced to go without medical care or forced to resort to Medicaid. The Fair Share for Health Care Act will ensure that large employers provide decent health benefits and level the playing field for responsible local businesses. We’ve...

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    She Came From Wal-Mart

    by  • 27 Oct ’05 • me, walmart • 0 Comments

    I finally got a pet. A cat. I found her lounging under a tree, at a “golden community” located behind the parking lot of the Wal-Mart at the Green Acres mall at Valley Stream. I was doing my usual union organizer thing, but stopped to pet this unusually sweet and friendly stray cat. One...

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    The End of Easy Oil

    by  • 22 Aug ’05 • the nation, walmart • 0 Comments

    There’s lots of hand-wringing over the totally-surprising rise in gas prices in the press (I mean, who would have ever predicted that rising demand and limited supply would cause price increases?). USA Today unwittingly finds a silver lining: As she folds clothes at a Laundromat near her home in San Pablo, Calif., Thamara Morales,...

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    The Wal-Mart Revolution is Bananas!!!

    by  • 23 May ’05 • walmart • 0 Comments

    There’s a pretty good article in today’s Washington Post about legal efforts to block Wal-Mart from invading the region. These include a measure that would restrict the location of stores larger than 120,000 feet (the typical size of a Wal-Mart Supercenter) and one which would require employers to spend eight percent of their payroll...

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    Love Mom, Not Wal-Mart

    by  • 7 May ’05 • creatures of the deep, walmart • 0 Comments

    The Wake Up Wal-Mart campaign is taking the opportunity this Mother’s Day to highlight Wal-Mart’s discrimination against women in their employ. Of course, I should have posted this story weeks ago, but who ever does anything early for Mother’s Day? Wake Up Wal-Mart Visit the site, sign a pledge that you will not buy...

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    Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart

    by  • 25 Apr ’05 • walmart • 0 Comments

    A new-to-me website called Wal-Mart Watch is countering Wal-Mart’s “Made in America” rhetoric with details on Wal-Mart’s sweatshop factories in China. More good ammo as you take on Wal-Mart. They ask people with websites to link to them using the word Wal-Mart. See, Google and other search engines base their result, at least partly,...

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