To the Woman at WalMart Who Shamed the Man Using Food Stamps

You know what I saw when I watched the video? That man’s son in the grocery cart.

7 Reasons Why Christmas Should Still Matter to You

I Asked My Friends and a Troll One Question: “Does Christmas Matter to You?” The Results Surprised Me.

Eliminating Waste: 3 Ways to Reduce Excessive Spending During the Holidays

Author Jay Cradeur shares a few simple strategies to reduce spending and increase the love you share and feel during the ever-increasing commercialized holiday season.

Keeping Them Poor: The Minimum Wage Debate

Shawn Henfling tells the story of what made him finally understand the problem with current minimum wage laws.

McDonald’s Wage Hike Stems From Evolving Views on Morality, Politics and Economics

The fast-food chain’s surprise decision to lift its workers’ wages stems from a mix of morality, economics and politics.

The Truth About Walmart and Their People Failures

The “low-cost” leader is hurting the American worker. — It has become cliché to say, “Our employees are our most important resources.” This phrase is passed around in every MBA course known to man. In business school, future executives are force-fed this mantra in preparation for life after school. Business school teaches future executives how […]

Sing it! Belt It Out Loud And Proud!

Shawn Henfling isn’t ashamed to sing anywhere. Are you?

Can Walmart Become an Agent for Social Change?

Can a shift in culture remake Walmart as an agent for social change?

Walmart’s Pay Raise Highlights How Poor We’ve All Become

Walmart’s pay hike may just be a masterful public relations stunt. Even so, the announcement forced everybody to think about what lower-income workers need to survive.

What Looks Like Pain But Feels Like Hope

Justin Ricklefs found himself in a Walmart parking lot, crying. Only then did he start to live.

Who Needs to Shop on Thanksgiving?

Holidays are for quality time with family and friends, sharing good food, laughter, love and joy, not for shopping.

Dear Walmart, Re: Camp Dachau Gate Poster

An inquiry into the motives behind Walmart’s marketing of Camp Dachau atrocity.

A Mother’s Day Reflection [With a Little Help From Walmart]

Alex Yarde celebrates Mother’s Day simply — with family, love and community—and a special way of Empowering Women Together by Walmart.

13 States Overcome Republican Obstruction, Will Raise Their Minimum Wage in 2014

While Republicans have been busy the past 4 years in the US House of Representatives, state governments have been busy drafting legislation that would raise the minimum wage above the Federal minimum of $7.25.

No, the Unemployment Crisis is Not Gone

Two recent stories about Walmart highlight how big our nation’s unemployment problem remains.

New Study: More American Adults on Minimum Wage than Teenagers

88 percent of minimum wage workers are above the age of 20. A third are at least 40 years old.