Monday’s Supreme Court decision to de-certify the gender discrimination class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart was a loss for workers and women everywhere—and a major victory for large corporations afraid of being sued. 

On Democracy Now!, Nation contributing editor Liza Featherstone explains how Wal-Mart systematically discriminates against women, resists unionization and underpays its workers. While Wal-Mart won the day in court yesterday, Featherstone says the company is facing increasing pressure to change from organized labor, community activists and a weak economy. 

For more, read Featherstone’s article, "Dukes v. Wal-Mart and the Limits of Legal Change."

Kevin Donohoe