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Walmart in Japan

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Walmart in Japan Originally uploaded by flanning.

Funny Flickr Story

Sunday, June 11th, 2006

Funny Story – Originally uploaded by DarkTranquility. “I sent my pictures over the internet to get them developed by walmart. Anyways when I get to walmart the lady at the counter starts refusing to give me the pictures because she says they look ”too professional” for my age and she thought that I was copying […]

Stingy Boss

Saturday, April 15th, 2006

Stingy Boss Originally uploaded by Monochrome. The photographer writes, “I guess the largest corporation in the history of mankind needs every cent it can get.”

Random Flickr: cucumber

Saturday, April 15th, 2006

cucumber Originally uploaded by woohooitsjason. Clean up in aisle 7…

From PostSecret

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Double evil

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Double evil Originally uploaded by synthrabbit. Found on Flickr.

trip to walmart

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

trip to walmart Originally uploaded by afcool83. usually walmart doesn’t let you take pictures inside, but we snuck one in…..my shirt reads “Mall*Wart…your source for cheap plastic crap”, and apparently our cashier just realized it 😉

In the tradition of JibJab…

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Got this email: Hey George, I’m writing because American Rights at Work is launching a new Flash video to expose Wal-Mart’s anti-union campaign, and we thought you might be interested in covering it on The Writing on the Wal. The cartoon, “Friends with Low Wages,” features Garth Brooks and a new take on one of […]

Why?

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

logo_always Originally uploaded by benchilada.

AlterNet: Wal-Mart Coverage: What Wal-Mart Wants from the WTO

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

From the section What Wal-Mart Wants in Hong Kong: Wal-Mart wants to open more stores, in more countries, under as few government regulations as possible. It therefore wants the market access rights provided by NAFTA and the WTO expanded. Wal-Mart also wants its suppliers to produce ever-more cheaply. This means, reducing tariffs on imports and […]

Women’s eNews: Wal-Mart’s Critics Stage Holiday Protests

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

From WomensEnews.org: At the height of the shopping season, female rights activists are protesting outside the big-box stores of retail heavyweight Wal-Mart. They join a cross-section of groups focused on wages, benefits, community preservation and contraceptive access…

ZDNet.com » US cell phone retail shares

Friday, December 9th, 2005

” 32% of handsets sold in the United States retail outlets between May and November 2005 were bought at Wal-Mart.”

A progressive success story?

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

Obviously, no one here reads this stuff because its always forthcoming.

Rollback Frowny

Friday, November 25th, 2005

From Cleveland’s Scene Magazine: Other states have long known that you pay twice when you shop at Wal-Mart — once at the store and once in your paycheck. Due to the company’s miserly wages and benefits, the average Wal-Mart worker takes in $2,000 in public subsidies each year, according to one congressional study. The tab […]

Wal-Mart’s new urbanism

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

USATODAY.com – Miss. Wal-Marts may apply ‘new urbanism’ in rebuilding.jpg Originally uploaded by rllayman. A photo from USAToday.com