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Shocking Animal Abuse Caught on Tape at Walmart Pork Supplier

Throughout September and October, an undercover activist recorded footage at a former Tyson Foods farm in Oklahoma that is certain to turn your …

Walmart workers speak out: 'I do not earn enough. I cannot survive like this'

Workers from the world's largest retailer are meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas – but an increasingly unhappy workforce at home and abroad are planning to make a splash<p>Walmart, the world's biggest retailer, holds its annual meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas, on Friday. The giant event attracts …

Walmart meeting to be protested by Bangladeshi factory workers

A survivor of a deadly Bangladeshi garment factory fire and a former child labourer will make their way to Bentonville, Arkansas, next week to protest at the annual meeting of retail giant Walmart.<p>Lobby group Making Change at Walmart raised over $9,000 on the crowdsourcing site Indiegogo this week …

Walmart pays $190,000 fine and agrees to improve safety at 2,800 stores

Walmart has agreed to improve safety conditions at more than 2,800 stores in 28 US states after inspectors discovered "repeat and serious" health and safety violations at a store in Rochester, New York. The agreement, which included a $190,000 fine, was negotiated by the Labor Department's …

Walmart vs. Windy: The Sound of Lies

Walmart likes to say "our people make the difference."<p>Aubretia Maria Edick is one of those Walmart people who wants to 'make a difference' in how her employer treats its 1.3 million American workers.<p>Aubretia, 63, who was born in England, still uses the nickname "Windy," which her younger brother …

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Walmart workers protest over minimum wage in 15 US cities

Walmart workers and their supporters are planning to launch protests in stores in 15 cities across the US on Thursday, as part of a small but vociferous movement to raise wages and improve conditions for some of the nation's lowest paid workers.<p>The action follows strikes last week by fast food …

Here Come the Biggest Walmart Protests Since Black Friday

68 Walmart Protesters Arrested At Demonstrations Across U.S. (UPDATED)

The New York Police Department arrested three Walmart protesters in New York City on Thursday during demonstrations against the company's wages and worker conditions, according to Making Change At Walmart, a coalition of Walmart worker advocates.<p>The protesters in New York planned to deliver a …

Former Walmart Employees Demand to Be Reinstated

The smiley-faced insignia of the country’s largest employer has become a symbol of exploitation to many who stock its shelves and man its registers. Protests were held in cities across the country Thursday calling for better working conditions and...<p><i>A demonstration at the Midtown Manhattan offices</i> …

Babe star James Cromwell attacks Walmart supplier's treatment of pigs

A famous pig helped James Cromwell to an Oscar-nomination for his role as kindly Farmer Hoggett in the children's fantasy Babe. Now the Los Angeles-born actor is giving something back via a high-profile campaign to end "animal abuse" at a pork supplier for the US chain Walmart.<p>In a new video …

Dozens arrested in Walmart protest as anger against retail chain escalates

Dozens of people demanding better pay and conditions for Walmart workers were arrested at a protest in Los Angeles which organisers called the single biggest act of disobedience against the retail chain.<p>Police detained 54 people on Thursday night, including Walmart workers, union representatives …

Walmart Workers and Allies Protest, But Where Was the L.A. Times ?

On Sunday, November 3, the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> ran a 429-word story, "Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday," on the retail giant's plan to entice customers to do their Christmas shopping early by marking down prices weeks before the traditional day-after-Thanksgiving …

Walmart Worker Strikes Over Low Wages Reach Chicago

Walmart workers from three separate stores in the Chicago area went on strike Wednesday. The walkouts are the latest in a series of worker demonstrations in protest of what associates describe as the retailer's low wages, unpredictable hours and unjust retaliation against workers.<p>The Chicago …

The Workers Respond To The WalMart Results

Or rather, an activist group claiming to be operating on behalf of the WalMart workers responds to the announcement of the company’s latest results. And someone must have been messing with this young man’s head to get him to make this statement in the PR release I just received:<p>“Today’s sales …

Walmart to be prosecuted for firing striking workers, union group says

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency that oversees workers' rights, is to announce decision to prosecute Walmart for firing, discipling and threatening workers who went on strike or attempted to unionise, according to the group organising the strikes.<p>Our Walmart, a …

One in six Walmart factories in Bangladesh fail safety review

One in six clothing factories used by Walmart in Bangladesh failed to meet basic standards of structural, fire or electrical safety, the US retailer has found.<p>Independent inspections for the company – which owns Asda in the UK – found that 32 of its 200 factories required urgent work to fix serious …

Walmart defends collections for employees

An advocacy group has criticized retailer Walmart for bins seeking donations for workers.<p>An advocacy group called Organization United for Respect is chastising Walmart for setting out storage containers to collect donations for employees who can't afford a Thanksgiving dinner.<p>The Web page and …

VIDEO: Walmart in Ohio Asks Employees to Donate: to Other Employees

A Walmart store in Ohio reportedly has put out bins with signs requesting donations from its "associates" so that other "associates" can have a …

Walmart Employees & Supporters Planning Black Friday Protests At 1,500 Stores

Just like last year, Walmart associates and other supporters in communities across the country are planning on protesting at a number of stores on …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects is one of our favorite architectural firms, championing the fight for sustainable...<p>We've built cities that do …

Walmart CEO Mike Duke Retires Amid Worker Wage Clashes

The chief executive of giant US retailer Walmart has stepped down while the company battles with a series of clashes with workers.<p>Mike Duke, who is …

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Obama's Absence At Asia Summit Seen Hurting U.S. Trade

Imagine a poker table.<p>At one seat, China's President Xi Jinping studies his cards. At another, Russian President Vladimir Putin is stroking his chin. Asian leaders fill the other seats, each trying to win the pot, which is filled — not with poker chips — but with jobs.<p>That's the kind of high-stakes …

Indigenous woman gives birth on the hospital's lawn

El Diario (10-4-13) By Staff -Proceso (10-5-13) By Pedro Matias<p>Translated by un vato for Borderland Beat<p><i>This story appeared in several Mexican news</i> …

What the World Would Look Like If Countries Were As Big As Their Online Populations

Helloooooo China!<p>The Internet we each see every day is an infinitesimally tiny sliver of the whole—the parts we have curated for ourselves, the parts our network of friends and family sends to us, and the sites that we have made parts of our routines.<p>But beyond this micro-level editing, there are …