Saturday, August 21, 2004

Bad News: Wal-Mart is now monopolizing Japan

According to the International Herald Tribune's article " Wal-Mart looking at Japan's Daiei" , Wal-Mart is now monopolizing Japan. It has already bought the Seiyu department store chain and turned it into wal-mart. Now it is raising its stake in the indebted Daiei department store chain to 38%. Please feel free to comment on what your thoughts on this article are.

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

New Anti-Wal-Mart ordinance by L.A. City Council!

According to CNN's recent article "Anti-Wal-Mart ordinance in LA", The LA city council is backing up an ordinance to ban all stores larger than 100,000 sq. feet! There have been numerous protests and strikes in that area when wal-mart was introduced by Grocery workers which has influenced this new ordinance. Hopefully other cities will agree and follow through with this ordinance. Please feel free to comment.

Thursday, August 05, 2004

Great News: First unionized wal-mart in north america?

According to a recent Yahoo news article, trade unionists are celebrating all over canada. The workers in the Wal-Mart in Jonquiere just won the right to form the first labor guild at a wal-mart. Please comment on what you think about this.

Sunday, August 01, 2004

Wal-Mart is forcing Kroger to stop being unionized

According to the Cinncinatti Enquirer's article "Kroger tilts with non-union giants", Kroger is being forced to stop being unionized due to pressure with wal-mart. All because of wal-mart there are so few places to shop and feel good about nowadays. What with how they take away local businesses and force other big businessses to stop being unionized.

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