The Truth About Walmart and Their People Failures

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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!

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

Can Walmart Become an Agent for Social Change?

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

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

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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

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

Who Needs to Shop on Thanksgiving?

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

New Study: More American Adults on Minimum Wage than Teenagers

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

Is This Consumer Power In Action? Wal-Mart’s Sales Plummet

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Despite all of the things going against Walmart, never once do they consider people are waking up to their business model. Instead, they point the finger at everybody but themselves.

Walmart Does Not Create Jobs, It Destroys Them

Economists are starting to take a closer look at the effects of Walmart on the economy, and what they are finding may surprise you.

New York’s Attorney General Plans to Investigate ‘Payroll Debit Cards’

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They appear to offer convenience, but the prepaid debit cards offered by employers may actually cost employees more than they are worth.

‘China-Like’ Labor Force Used In US Prisons

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Despite American criticism of forced or coerced labor in other countries, a similar trend is occurring among incarcerated Americans, with prisoners having to work for less than a dollar a day.

McDonald’s Budget Plan Leaves Out Critical Line: Corporate Welfare

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Peter S. Goodman believes raising the minimum wage would be a jolt of stimulus benefiting everyone — because otherwise minimum wage earners need government assistance just to survive.