Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tag: Walmart

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."

Big brands: The missing voice in the fight to end gender-based...

Women workers and their labor organizations are uniting across borders to demand work that is free of gender-based violence, pays a living wage, and promotes women’s initiative and leadership at all levels.

Houston neighbors said no to Walmart and invested in Black-owned businesses...

Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.

How we can get Walmart’s $237-million-man to pay his own freight

Pay-ratio taxes just might help bring that “collective happiness” a little closer.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out obstruction of Biden...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

Follow Alabama’s lead on child care

If one of our poorest states can rise to meet this basic human need, why can’t Congress?