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Walmart Thanksgiving: Pay Poverty Wages, Tell Staff To Donate Food To Starving Co-Workers

Walmart Thanksgiving: Pay Poverty Wages, Tell Staff To Donate Food To Starving Co-Workers

“My co-workers and I don’t want food bins. We want Walmart and the Waltons to improve pay and hours so that we can buy our own groceries.”

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Lewis Black Tears ‘Black Friday’ A New One On The Daily Show (VIDEO)

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Fox News viewer’s comment to those forced to work Thanksgiving… “Just go to work. You can celebrate by eating a turkey sandwich while on break.”

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Michigan Court Rules That State Has No Obligation To Provide Children With Education

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You probably haven’t heard a peep about this story and it is almost as scary as Citizens United, if not more so.

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St. Louis Cop Who Killed VonDerrit Myers Exposed As Racist Right Wing Extremist

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Surprise, surprise: yet another cop who killed a black man has had his identity exposed, and it turns out that he is a flaming racist.

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Police In Riot Gear Arrest Peaceful Walmart Protesters (VIDEO)

Police In Riot Gear Arrest Peaceful Walmart Protesters (VIDEO)

Why do the police only seem to wear riot gear when minorities and the working poor protest?

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Walmart Store On Strike

Photograph of a Wal-Mart store exterior in Laredo, Texas Source: Photograph taken by Jared C. Benedict on 22 February 2004. Licence

Walmart workers go on strike in California – what was one store has begun to spread.

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Walmart Offered ‘Fat Girl Costumes’ On Website

Walmart Offered ‘Fat Girl Costumes’ On Website

Why aren’t ‘plus-sizes’ just sizes?

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Costco Closed On Thanksgiving To Let Employees Be With Family

Costco Closed On Thanksgiving To Let Employees Be With Family

How hard is it for other retail giants to realize that they should let their employees be with their families for Thanksgiving?

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Billionaire Owners Of Walmart Take Health Insurance Away From Thousands Of Employees To Save Money

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Times are tough for the richest family in the United States. The Waltons, and the executives they pay millions of dollars to run their Walmart empire, say they will stop providing health insurance for nearly 30,000 part-time workers to save money because, hey, when it comes to choosing between profits and the literal health of your employees, the answer is simple. That’s the Walmart promise.

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Walton Familly Walmart Heirs Are Officially The Greediest American Billionaires Alive

Photograph of a Wal-Mart store exterior in Laredo, Texas Source: Photograph taken by Jared C. Benedict on 22 February 2004. Licence

If you needed another reason to hate the Walmart heirs, here it is.

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Whoops? ‘Witness’ Who Called Police In Ohio Walmart Shooting Completely Changes Story

Whoops? ‘Witness’ Who Called Police In Ohio Walmart Shooting Completely Changes Story

So the “witness” claimed the “dangerous” black guy was waving a gun at people right up until he was shown the video proving him a liar. Now he’s singing a different tune? How convenient.

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Surveillance Tape Shows John Crawford Was Shopping When Police Gunned Him Down In Ohio Walmart

Surveillance Tape Shows John Crawford Was Shopping When Police Gunned Him Down In Ohio Walmart

I first wrote about John Crawford on August 7, after learning of his shooting death in a Walmart store, in Beaver Creek, Ohio. While much of the nation’s attention has been centered around the horrible shooting death of Michael Brown, and the ongoing protests in Ferguson, John Crawford’s death also […]

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Police Mercilessly Punch Defenseless Man In The Head As Walmart Shoppers Watch In Horror (VIDEO)

Police severely beat a defenseless man in a South Carolina Walmart. (Screen capture via Raw Story)

Walmart shoppers in South Carolina were left traumatized on Saturday after local police in Greenville beat the hell out of a defenseless man in front of them. And the whole thing was caught on camera.

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Eleven Count Felony Indictment Says California Walmart Supplier Conspired To Distribute Diseased, USDA Condemned Meat (VIDEO)

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On August 14, 2014, four officials from the California based meat distributor, Rancho Feeding Corp, were indicted on eleven felony counts. The charges include conspiracy, mail fraud and multiple counts of distributing diseased, “adulterated, mislabeled and uninspected meat.” According to federal prosecutors,  beginning in at least mid to late 2012 […]

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The Amazingly Quick Walmart-ization Of America In One Map

The Amazingly Quick Walmart-ization Of America In One Map

Each of the blue dots represents lost jobs and shrinking wages, but hooray for the cheap stuff from China.

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Walmart Ice Cream Sandwich Doesn’t Melt After 12 Hours In The Sun (VIDEO)

Walmart Ice Cream Sandwich Doesn’t Melt After 12 Hours In The Sun (VIDEO)

A Chicago area mom made a pretty startling discovery earlier this month. Christie Watson gave her son an ice cream sandwich which she had purchased from Walmart, and sent him outside to play. More than 12 hours later, she found the ice cream sandwich, uneaten and unmelted, in the same […]

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Broadcast News Networks Completely Ignore The Taxpayer Cost Of Low Wages

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Our traditional broadcast news networks report widely on both welfare and the minimum wage, but ignore how much low wages contribute to welfare spending.

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China: For American Business, A New Land Of Opportunity And Repression

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U. S. business leaders discover a new land of opportunity: China! When it comes to working with communists green matters more than red. Freedom? Forget it!

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Man Shoots Himself In The Butt At Home Depot

Man Shoots Himself In The Butt At Home Depot

A man shot who mistook his loaded gun for his wallet, accidentally shot himself in the butt at a Home Depot in Brighton Michigan, the day after Christmas.

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Salvation Army Bell Ringer Assaulted By ‘Christian’ For Saying ‘Happy Holidays’

A Salvation Army bell ringer was punched by a Phoenix, Arizona Walmart shopper, for using the phrase "Happy Holidays," instead of saying "Merry Christmas" Image: Screen shot ABC15.com

A bell ringer collecting donations for the Salvation Army says she was assaulted, after greeting an Arizona Walmart shopper with the words “Happy Holidays.” According to KNXV, Kristina Vindiola was collecting donations outside a Phoenix Walmart in mid-December, when she was confronted by an outraged woman. She said the assault […]

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