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Entries by Al Norman from 05/2009

Wal-Mart Pays Back Ohio Taxpayers $1.7 Million In Welfare Deal

| Posted 05.02.2009 | Business

This week, without putting up a fuss, Wal-Mart quietly wrote a check to the taxpayers of Ohio for $1.7 million -- almost the full amount of the original subsidy.

Wal-Mart's 'Wetback' Problem

| Posted 05.13.2009 | Business

Latinos throughout the Americas have a right to expect 'mas' from the Wal-Mart corporation -- or to find some other place to shop.

Court Says No to $33 Million Tax Rebate for Wal-Mart

| Posted 05.19.2009 | Business

This phony money-shuffling is part of Wal-Mart's "hidden tax" on the rest of us who pay our taxes without the counsel of corporate tax accountants.

Wal-Mart Fined Only $7,000 For Negligence in Black Friday Trampling Death

| Posted 05.26.2009 | Business

Allowing Wal-Mart to buy itself out of criminal prosecution did not sit well with the victim's family. "It's like if they were driving a car and they hit someone, killed him and walked away," said the father of the victim.

Wal-Mart Serves Free Ice Cream to an Obese Nation

| Posted 05.30.2009 | Business

If Wal-Mart is committed to helping families save money, they should start by giving their own workers access to affordable health care. Forget the Blue Bunny bars, Flipped Out Cup, and 5,000 scoopers.