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That Cheap Stuff You Just Bought At Walmart? Turns Out It Cost $6,000 More Than You Thought

According to a Congressional study, $6,000 is the average amount taxpayers are being dinged per employee. Walmart’s wages and benefits are so low, it forces workers to go on Medicaid and receive housing assistance, childcare subsidies, food stamps, and more. … Continue reading

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In China, ‘cancer villages’ a reality of life

They tell us that Wuli is now a “cancer village.” The term surfaced a few years ago, when trailblazing Chinese journalists and activists like Deng Fei unearthed evidence of unnaturally high rates of cancer across China, mostly in rural areas … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke at risk in bribery allegations

“The Department of Justice is reportedly conducting a criminal probe of the Wal-Mart bribery allegations. The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating as well. On Monday afternoon, Democrats in the House of Representatives said they too would investigate the allegations … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rules for Wal-Mart in massive job discrimination lawsuit. Source: CNN Yes!  Bought to you by the same Court that partially upended the rules that govern the financing of the nation’s political campaigns. “The new ruling blurs the lines … Continue reading

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