Archive for the 'Events' Category


Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Last week reader and Wal-Mart corporate employee Holly J took me to task for not writing about the good actions Wal-Mart takes. I said that the good news is the responsibility of Wal-Mart and the flacks at Edelman. But today I came across a good story about Wal-Mart and guess what Holly? There’s nothing from […]

If you let the mold grow on the meat you bought at Wal-Mart…

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

…it will eventually make this same image.


Sunday, July 30th, 2006

19 States, 35 Cities, 35 Days, 1 Mission. That’s the slogan riders on the bus nicknamed Smiley are traveling under from The Bronx to Seattle. Wake Up Wal Mart is sponsoring the journey of over-caffeinated Americans on one really big bus. Of course Paul Blank, the organization’s campaign director is blogging the trip from the […]


Thursday, May 4th, 2006

Reader Peter Stinson has taken up the No Wal Mart Photos gauntlet and created a new flickr pool. The pool is open to anyone who wishes to add photos taken either inside or outside of a Wal Mart Do you have a favorite? Jeff Hess: Have Coffee Will Write.

Is money freedom?

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

“Ask a single mom where she shops. Money is freedom, and by saving families money, as is its mission, Wal-Mart provides their customers more freedom in their daily lives.” So says Ron Galloway, the independent producer responsible for the Wal-Mart promoted documentary (that competes with “Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Pay” by Robert Greenwald) […]


Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Adbusters’ Buy Nothing Day is this Friday. This year the organization has a number of fantastic ideas for targeting the Bentonville Behemoth. My favorite? Go to Wally World on Friday, grab an empty baskcart and push it around for a few hours.


Monday, November 14th, 2005

I’ll be blogging live this evening from the Cleveland premier of Wal Mart: The High Cost Of Low Price. I’ve got a front-row seat, power and wifi so I’m a happy blogger. The showing I’m blogging is at the Workman’s Circle on Green Road in South Euclid between Cedar and Mayfield. My headcount is fifty-three […]


Sunday, October 30th, 2005

In preparation for Higher Expectations Week, 13-19 November, Wal Mart Watch has created and posted eight fact sheets for activists on: Discrimination, The Environment, Expansion, Health Care, Local Economies, Outsourcing, Women and Workers. Jeff Hess: Have Coffee Will Write.