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Entries by Al Norman from 03/2009

Did Wal-Mart Dupe the L.A. Times?

| Posted 03.01.2009 | Business

Inviting Wal-Mart to your neighborhood is like inviting the cannibals to dinner. Yet the LA Times claims that Wal-Mart "will bring jobs and low prices" to California.

Bank of America's Stimulus For Wal-Mart & Target

| Posted 03.14.2009 | Huffington Post

New "Add It Up" Plan Doesn't Add Up By Al Norman The head of the embattled Bank of America told members of the Boston College Chief Executive Offic...

The Politics of Bonuses & Free Choice

| Posted 03.22.2009 | Business

Wal-Mart's My$hare bonuses are not a substitute for a decent, living wage, and a quality health plan that does more than leave employees with enormous deductibles to pay.

Wal-Mart's Optical Lab Shut-Down Strikes Nerve

| Posted 03.29.2009 | Business

Ohio development officials were blind-sided this week when a job subsidy deal involving a Wal-Mart-owned optical lab went dark.