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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
East.

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.

How genetically engineered American corn has altered the global
landscape.

Blogs

Janitors say they’re prepared to walk off the job to protest unsafe conditions and illegal retaliation.

February 22, 2013

Target doesn’t deny that its contractors lock all the doors on the graveyard shift.

January 24, 2013

Walmart drew White House praise for pledging to hire 100,000 veterans, but some workers pan the plan.

January 15, 2013

Representatives Waxman and Cummings say the documents appear to contradict Walmart’s story about the widening scandal.

January 10, 2013

Shareholders are suing the federal government for rescuing their company from collapse. The ever-grateful corporate board could join them.

January 8, 2013

Protestors in Argentina hope international pressure can end Walmart's union-busting in the US.

December 21, 2012

After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, some companies are distancing themselves from guns.

December 20, 2012

Walmart hasn’t stopped the sale of a single gun in the wake of Sandy Hook, even though many other stores have. 

December 18, 2012

Did a Walmart vice president just reveal illegal union-busting?

December 17, 2012

Is Obama’s preferred deal one that cuts benefits for millions of Americans while sparing corporate America?

December 12, 2012