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Wal-Mart Gives Workers Justin Timberlake in a Grass Skirt

Al Norman | Posted 08.04.2012 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart continues to exploit its workers, and instead of doing the right thing, the company spends its money to buy workers an afternoon with Justin Timberlake in grass hula skirt.

Dancing on Wal-Mart's Grave

Al Norman | Posted 10.20.2011 | Business
Al Norman

As Wal-Mart's U.S. operation loses momentum, and lack-luster same store sales performance from its overbuilt domestic inventory continues to disappoint, shareholders will suffer from Wal-Mart fatigue, and look for more nimble, faster-growing competitors.

Another Billionaire Bailout for Wal-Mart Developer

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

On July 7, one of the richest people in America was given millions in public welfare to build an unnecessary Wal-Mart. This "bailout for Billionaires" was the work of the Bridgeton, Missouri City Council, where economic illiteracy trumps common sense.