The mega-retailer has set its sights on the urban market, but the living-wage movement is putting up a fight.
The signs all over the store proclaiming Everyday Low Prices look the
same (except that they're printed in Chinese), as do the neatly dressed
"associates" patrolling the selling floor.
In early October, Iraq's US-appointed Governing Council awarded the
country's first mobile phone licenses to three companies from the Middle
Unocal's pipeline in Burma becomes a test case in corporate responsibility.
Now Wal-Mart's banned those mags for lads
But so far hasn't banned the scads
Of other soft-core porn on view--
Like busty dolls that do kung fu,
A lot of folks die.
At last the war ends.
The world is made safe
For Dick Cheney's friends.
A lonely Cracker Barrel restaurant stands alongside the highway that
runs near my house.
The financial scandals continue to produce more outrageous revelations,
but lately they come with lurid personal details more appropriate to
bottom-dwelling tabloids than the Wall Street Jou
Support was provided by the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the
Dick Goldensohn Fund, and is gratefully acknowledged. Liza Featherstone
is writing a book about Wal-Mart and women workers, to be published by
Basic Books in late 2004.
As one of the largest private employers in Africa, the Coca-Cola Company could
dramatically alter the course of HIV/AIDS.