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Alice Walton

Stop Protecting Walmart, Raise Workers' Wages

Michael Stewart | Posted 10.17.2014 | New York
Michael Stewart

We must do more than just call Walmart out for their truly shameful practices. Without unions or government rules, companies like Walmart will never do the right thing.

Mallika Rao

The True Story Of How 4 Ordinary Americans Ended Up In The Biggest Show Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts

Recall the famous New Yorker cover “View of the World from 9th Avenue,” by Saul Steinberg. All of America is shown from the vant...

Mallika Rao

Japanese-Born Artist Brings Fantasies To Life In Enormous, Paper-Cut Masterpieces

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.10.2014 | Arts

This story is one in a series of four profiles on unknown American artists, selected for an exhibit at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (cli...

Mallika Rao

This Sculptor Is Using Trash To Inspire One Of Pittsburgh's Toughest Neighborhoods To Make Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.23.2014 | Arts

This story is one in a series of four profiles on unknown American artists, selected for an exhibit at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (cli...

Mallika Rao

The ‘Mom Booth' Turns Real-Life Mothers Into Performance Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.10.2014 | Arts

This story is one in a series of four profiles on unknown American artists, selected for an exhibit at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (cli...

Mallika Rao

'Lowrider Piñata' Encompasses The Beauty And Violence Of Latino Culture In One 19-Foot Beast

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.10.2014 | Arts

This story is one in a series of four profiles on unknown American artists, selected for an exhibit at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (cli...

EXPO/CHICAGO 2014, an Artistic and Commercial Success

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 11.23.2014 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

Alvaro Alcazar of his eponymous gallery in Madrid uttered, "As soon as I saw who was coming into my gallery space at Thursday's opening, I knew I was at the right fair."

Paul Blumenthal

These Billionaires Are Now Ready For Hillary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More political donors are getting Ready for Hillary. The super PAC formed to promote a potential 2016 Democratic presidential bid by for...

Jason Linkins

Meet Your Taxpayer-Subsidized Farm Bill Billionaires!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

When most people think about farm subsidies, chances are they do not immediately think "massive taxpayer money boondoggle that should be cut from the ...

Will Walmart Finally Do the Right Thing?

Laura Merriman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business
Laura Merriman

While it's encouraging that some U.S. realtors that source from Bangladesh have finally declared a new commitment toward improving the safety of Bangladeshi factory workers, let's hope that these companies will abandon their previous race to the bottom labor practices in favor of protecting human lives.

Should State Education Chiefs Be Elected?

stateline | Ben Wieder | Posted 10.26.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States that provides daily r...

Pay Equity: Calling Out Walmart's Two Wealthiest Women

Abigail Lofberg | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Abigail Lofberg

The reticence of Alice and Christy Walker to provide a basic sense of equality within their corporation -- well, one can go so far as to say it is a betrayal. Should I find myself in a workplace so fraught with inequity, where is my legal recourse?

These Are The Richest Women In The World

Posted 05.26.2012 | Business

The richest women may span the globe, but two of them come from the same family: the Waltons. Two of the Walmart heirs capture spots one and and t...

Who Are America's 6 Richest Women?

LearnVest | Posted 05.24.2012 | Money
LearnVest

Forbes' comprehensive list of the world's billionaires (there are 1226) came out recently, and we were curious -- are there women on the list? Turns out, there are.

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: A New Museum Is Changing Everything In Small-Town Arkansas

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Lawn signs are taking over Bentonville, Arkansas. Blue and green, staked in yards and hung in windows, they're everywhere you turn, in parks, outside ...

Crystal Bridges Gazing: My Video Tour of Alice Walton's New Museum

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Whatever its faults, Alice's Palace is, overall, an arresting, rewarding creation. However it stacks up against the great public collections of American art, Crystal Bridges is undeniably a great boon for its art-starved region.

Wal-Mart Heiress Stands Firm As Art Museum Set To Open

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

At this point, Alice Walton knows how to brush off the critics. After unveiling plans for the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in her hometo...

Wal-Mart Heiress Opens 'Nation's Most Important New Art Museum In A Generation'

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — As an heir to the Wal-Mart fortune, Alice Walton had the means to buy almost any piece of art on the market. So she scooped ...

Verdict On Walton's Crystal Bridges Museum? 'Impressive.'

ARTINFO | Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Want a sneak peek of the best funded, most controversial, and most highly anticipated museum opening in recent history? Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton's mammoth Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas will soon be open for business, and the Washington Post's Philip Kennicott snagged the coveted first look.

School Choice Advocates Hope To Build On Gains

| Bill Lueders | Posted 11.25.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. This is the third of a three-part series by Bill Lueders exam...

How The Walmart Family Heirs And Others Are Changing The Face Of Education

| Bill Lueders | Posted 11.20.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. This is the first of a three-part series by Bill Lueders exam...

Wal-Mart's Museum: Let Them Eat Art

Al Norman | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business
Al Norman

It's regrettable that Wal-Mart does not exhibit the same passion for American-made products as its Museum does for the acquisition of American-made art.

Wal-Mart's $20M Donation Makes Crystal Bridges Free

Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts

With recent announcements of admission and membership fee increases, seeing art at some museums has gotten more expensive this summer. But a $20 milli...

Detainees, Discoveries & Dads: Highlights This Week

Posted 08.24.2011 | Arts

It's been a busy week here on the HuffPost Arts': Walmart heiress Alice Walton is opening her own art museum, detained artist Ai Weiwei was finally re...

Walmart Heir's Mega-Museum

Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

A piece in next week's New Yorker will shed some light on Alice Walton, art collector and daughter of Walmart's founder, Sam Walton. Her collection, t...