Why Wal-Mart Does Not Strengthen Our Economy

With its low price focus, Wal-Mart may appear to help the U.S. economy. But, the reality is that with its poor wages and benefits, massive China sourcing and tax avoidance, Wal-Mart makes its workers and the communities where it operates poorer.

As our nation's largest employer and most financially-successful company, Wal-Mart is a singular American institution. It occupies a unique position in our world by virtue of its size, reach and ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dale Penn - May 1, 2008 - 12:14 PM PDT
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Tish Grier
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by Tish Grier - Oct. 1, 2008

While I agree with what Mr. Nassar says about Wal-Mart (having been a Wal-Mart watcher for 20+ years) citing some studies would have been helpful. However, this is from HufPo, so it is more of a blog post than an article. That being the case, readers can either side with Mr. Nassar because of his position with Wal-Mart Watch, or go against him because of his position with Wal-Mart watch. Still, he makes some very good points.

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