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'Be Afraid': Largest Corporations Wealthier Than Most Countries
'The power of corporations is so great within our society that they have undermined the idea that there is any other way to run society'
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Call to 'Save Oceans, Protect Workers' Goes Airborne as Greenpeace Targets Walmart
'Walmart can no longer hide the very real threat of labor abuse and ocean destruction with its insufficient policy statements and greenwashing'
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With 269 Stores Closing, Is this the Beginning of the End for Walmart?
All great empires eventually fall. This is as true in retail as it is in geopolitics. Often the descent into oblivion takes decades. A&P, which was once such a formidable market power that it was the subject of antitrust hearings in Congress, began to falter in the 1950s, some 80 years after...
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'Huge Victory': Walmart Illegally Fired Striking Workers, Judge Rules
Retail giant fired 16 workers who participated in 'Ride for Respect' strike in Arkansas in 2013
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'Mind-Blowing Abuse of Power': Walmart Spied on Workers With FBI, Lockheed Martin's Help
Newly released documents show retail giant used 'every deceptive tactic under the sun' to keep tabs on pro-union employees
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Exposed: How Walmart Spun an 'Extensive and Secretive Web' of Overseas Tax Havens
Report is first-ever comprehensive documentation of the company's tax avoidance schemes
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Here Are All the Reasons Walmart’s Business Is Not Sustainable
You probably paid a cheap price for those groceries at Walmart this week, but you almost certainly didn’t pay a fair price. Walmart is a case study of how the “free market” can distort the value of a basic human need: Every price tag in Walmart’s food inventory—which accounts for a quarter of the...
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Walmart Workers to Earn $10 an Hour; Walmart Heirs "Earn" $445,776 an Hour
Thanks to three years of organizing, 500,000 Walmart workers will soon get a raise.
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What You Should Know About Walmart’s Raise
Remember when Walmart got panned for running a Thanksgiving food drive for its own employees—overlooking the irony of demonstrating noblesse oblige by asking customers to subsidize the workers the company itself impoverished? The retail giant took a more strategic approach last week when rolling...
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This Is Black Friday in Bangladesh
Walmart marks the holiday season this Friday with deals on its Faded Glory women’s sweaters. But this time of year marks a different occasion in another corner of Walmart’s empire: In Bangladesh, survivors and families remember the second anniversary of a massive fire at the Tazreen factory on the...
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