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Entries by Stacy Mitchell from 12/2012

How Walmart Is Devouring Our Food System (Infographic)

| Posted 12.04.2012 | Food

Here's a look at how Walmart has dramatically altered the food system -- triggering massive consolidation, driving down prices to farmers, and leaving more families struggling to afford healthy food.

Why We Can't Counter Corporate Power by Being Better Shoppers

| Posted 12.14.2012 | Business

Choosing independent businesses and local financial institutions is a great idea. But a purely consumer-oriented response won't get us where we need to go, in part because it fails to fully grapple with how we got here in the first place.

Bangladesh Fire Shows Why We Can't Trust Walmart to Green Its Supply Chain

| Posted 12.20.2012 | Business

Achieving Walmart's stated goal of an "environmentally and socially responsible supply chain" entails phasing out Walmart itself and bringing an end to its inherently unaccountable and unsustainable system of production and distribution.