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Walmart Food Stamps

You'd Only Have To Pay 1 More Penny For Mac-N-Cheese To Get Walmart Workers Off Food Stamps

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business

Would you be willing to spend one penny more for a box of macaroni and cheese if it meant that Walmart workers would no longer need food stamps to sur...

Food Stamps Don't Keep Walmart's Prices Low, They Keep Its Profits High

Amy Traub | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business
Amy Traub

Walmart benefits from food stamps in multiple ways, as taxpayers both underwrite the company's food sales and also subsidize its payroll costs.

Walmart's Weak Profits Are Proof We Need A Minimum-Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business

Walmart currently does not support raising the federal minimum wage. However, considering the company's lackluster performance over the past few month...

Bad News For Walmart

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Much like its low-income shoppers, Wal-Mart can't seem to catch a break as the U.S. economy rebounds. The world's lar...

Food Stamp Cuts So Devastating Even Walmart Is Too Expensive

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

Walmart struggled at the end of last year. But according to the retailer's new estimations, it wasn’t because people didn’t want to buy. It was be...

Walmart Is One Of The Biggest Beneficiaries Of Food Stamps

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.01.2013 | Business

One of the major beneficiaries of the nation's food-stamp program is actually a hugely profitable company: Walmart. Americans spend about 18 perce...

How Walmart Is Devouring Our Food System (Infographic)

Stacy Mitchell | Posted 02.03.2013 | Food
Stacy Mitchell

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.

Kathleen Miles

WATCH: LA Walmart Employee, Girshriela Green, Tells Her Story Of Poverty And Injury

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Girshriela Green was unemployed and on welfare when she got a job at Walmart in Crenshaw, Calif. When she started as a part-time sales floor associate...

Kathleen Miles

Walmart In Chinatown? The Fight Is On

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.09.2012 | Los Angeles

At a rally Thursday against a new Walmart "Neighborhood Mart" moving into Los Angeles' Chinatown, employees argued the retailer's low wages have drive...