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Walmart Compares 'Living Wage' Bill To Communist Russia

Posted 09.06.2013 | Business

Walmart sent out an email to reporters Friday that compared a Washington D.C. "living wage" bill to the practices of Cold War-era communist Russia. ...

Walmart and the Mayoral Field Give D.C. the Bait-and-Switch

Sam Jewler | Posted 10.06.2013 | DC
Sam Jewler

The real bait-and-switch is happening right now, as politicians who once called for city-wide agreements and reasonable wages at local Walmart stores -- including the mayor and two mayoral candidates -- switch their rhetoric and their votes.

Shame on Walmart!

Ralph Nader | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

I sent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray five questions to consider in deciding whether he would support or veto the living wage bill passed by the city council. These questions should be answered by any community considering the value of a Walmart store.

Dave Jamieson

What Walmart Isn't Saying About How It Pays Its Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.11.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, a Walmart executive rebuked the D.C. Council in an op-ed in the Washington Post, declaring that the company would scuttle pl...

Head-Roc Protests Walmart Coming To D.C., But Not Costco. Why?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A few months ago, D.C.-based hip-hop artist Head-Roc put out a video called "Keep DC Walmart Free!" Where's the video protesting Costco?...

Keep D.C. Wal-Mart Free at Occupy D.C.

Head-Roc | Posted 02.19.2012 | DC
Head-Roc

When I received a call from Faye Williams of Sisterspace and Books asking me to come rock at Occupy D.C. with hip-hop legends Dead Prez to do a "Keep D.C. Wal-Mart Free" presentation and rally, I eagerly replied "Yes."

Wal-Mart Is the 1 Percent

Head-Roc | Posted 01.18.2012 | DC
Head-Roc

It is amazing to me that, with all the very public knowledge begging for serious questioning of the integrity of Walmart, that D.C. elected officials and community leaders are all accepting the company's propaganda campaigns.