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Walmart Strike

The Fight Against Inequality Takes a Giant Stride Forward

Philip Jennings | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Philip Jennings

For labor rights, this is a significant and historic moment: the first strike in Walmart's 50-year history in the US.

Christina Wilkie

Latest Troubles: Walmart Hit With Wage Suit From Temp Workers | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business

Walmart and two staffing agencies in the Chicago area were named as defendants in a class action lawsuit filed Monday in Illinois. The suit alleges th...

Alice Hines

Oklahoma Walmart Workers Join Strike Movement In Spite Of Alleged Intimidation From Management | Alice Hines | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

The wave of organized Walmart strikes that hit 12 states last week has now inspired more of the company's employees to take up the cause. On Sunday...

Dave Jamieson

Strikes Mark New Chapter For Walmart | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business

When a strike among Walmart store employees spread to twelves cities last week, a spokesman for the largest private-sector employer in the world made ...

Christina Wilkie

Exclusive: Inside Walmart's Secret Strike Plan | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

Walmart launched a large-scale response this week to a series of unprecedented labor strikes, according to a confidential document obtained by The Huf...

Kathleen Miles

IT'S OFFICIAL: Downtown LA Walmart Is Hiring | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.11.2012 | Los Angeles

After nearly 100 Walmart workers across the country went on an unprecedented strike this week, the retailer announced that it is opening a hiring cent...

Walmart's Small Strategy Could Kill Your Business

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 12.10.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. gave investors what they were looking for: a promise that it will keep delivering strong results even as it becomes m...

Walmart Workers Threaten To Strike On BLACK FRIDAY

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Employees at 28 Walmarts in 12 different cities walked out of work Tuesday, but things may get a whole lot worse for the biggest retailer in the U.S. ...

Alice Hines

First-Ever Walmart Retail Strike Spreads To Six Cities | Alice Hines | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

The first retail worker strike against Walmart has spread from Los Angeles, where it began last week, to stores in a dozen cities, a union official sa...

Police State Tactics and the First Debate

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

I'm not comparing the US in 2012 to Germany in 1934. But really, so what? We don't have to be headed into the equivalent of history's most disgusting state-sponsored savagery to be concerned at the path our own country is taking.

Kathleen Miles

Walmart Workers Strike For First Time Ever | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.06.2012 | Los Angeles

For the first time in Walmart's 50-year history, workers at multiple stores have gone on strike, even though their jobs are not protected by a labor u...

Peaceful Activists Arrested Protesting Working Conditions At Walmart Supplier

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

A non-violent protest over working conditions at the warehouse of a Walmart supplier resulted in more than a dozen arrests Monday. Riot police arre...