Sunday, September 25, 2022

Tag: Walmart

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."

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.

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Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Peace activists hit the streets from DC to San Francisco

The Peace in Ukraine Coalition mobilized for negotiations, not escalation, in what CODEPINK describes as a proxy war threatening a direct war between the two most heavily armed nuclear nations; the United States and Russia.

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.

As falls Russia, so falls the world

Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?