Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: Walmart

Yet another mass shooting in US as gunman kills at least...

The Virginia shooting comes days after a gunman killed five people at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

California sues Walmart for dumping hazardous waste in the state’s landfills

Of the 58 inspections conducted since 2015 of Walmart trash compactors, "dozens of materials considered either hazardous waste, medical waste or customer records containing personal information were found."

Walmartland: How US stores colonizing Mexico are displacing local culture

More and more U.S. transnationals have opened up in Mexico over the past few decades, taking advantage of unfair trade agreements, super-exploitative labor conditions, and cheap utilities.

Walmart announces landmark pollinator health policy to protect against pesticides

The pollinator health policy will "source 100 percent of the fresh produce and floral we sell in our in-store produce department from suppliers that adopt integrated pest management practices, as verified by a third-party, by 2025."

Walmart was almost charged criminally over opioids. Trump appointees killed the...

For almost two years, federal prosecutors been investigating the opioid dispensing practices of Walmart, the largest company in the world, until they faced a major obstacle: top Trump appointees at the Department of Justice.

“Not enough’: Critics say Walmart must go beyond corporate pr and...

Gun control groups on Tuesday praised Walmart after the company announced it would no longer sell certain firearm ammunition and would reduce its gun...

While poorest scapegoated, analysis of 25 world’s wealthiest families a reminder...

"It's funny that the real truth about income inequality is not coming from the south like some would like you to believe—the sucking sound draining the middle-class is the 1 percent... Just saying."

‘Workers deserve better:’ Bernie Sanders takes on Walmart

"The American people are sick and tired of subsidizing the greed of some of the largest and most profitable corporations in this country."

Bernie Sanders unveils new ‘Stop Walmart Act’

“While tens of thousands of Walmart workers are struggling to survive, Alice Walton had no problem amassing a private art collection worth half a billion dollars. Enough is enough."

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

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Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

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Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.