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Kathleen Miles

Biggest Civil Disobedience Against Walmart In History

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business

Surrounded by about 100 police officers in riot gear and a helicopter circling above, more than 50 Walmart workers and supporters were arrested in dow...

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Walmart Opens In Major City's Chinatown, Despite Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.16.2013 | Los Angeles

Despite all these people saying they didn't want it... Photo by Getty Images/Joe Klamar This is now a reality. Downtown LA's first Walmart -- Ch...

Welcome To The Neighborhood?

Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles

Walmart has prevailed again in the continuing battle against its controversial proposed store in downtown LA's Chinatown. A Los Angeles zoning offi...

WATCH: Villaraigosa On Walmart, Football And The Zoo

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Antonio Villaraigosa appeared on HuffPost Live Thursday to talk about a variety of hot topics in LA that include Walmart, marijuana, taxes, the zoo an...

A Win For LA Walmart Opponents

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.22.2012 | Los Angeles

It's been a back-and-forth battle over the Walmart proposed for downtown Los Angeles' Chinatown. Even though Walmart obtained the building permits ...

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PHOTOS: AT WAR WITH WALMART

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.10.2012 | Los Angeles

Led by a motorcycle brigade and Chinese lion dancers, thousands of Angelenos marched through the heart of Chinatown Saturday to protest Walmart moving...

Hipsters Fight Back Against Walmart

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.29.2012 | Los Angeles

Hipsters don’t like big corporations. They especially don’t like it when the biggest giant of all -- Walmart -- moves into their backyard. Whic...

Burbank SUED Over New Walmart

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

After a series of public hearings with the Burbank City Council, opponents of the proposed Burbank Walmart have turned to their last resort. Three Bur...

Chinatown Walmart: Where Do The Elected Officials Stand?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles

Since Walmart announced its plan to build a store in Chinatown, the local community and Los Angeles at large has been buzzing about it. Chinatown busi...

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Chinatown Walmart Ducks Los Angeles Chain Store Ban

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

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved Councilman Ed Reyes's motion to ban chain retail stores from Chinatown on Friday. The ban appears...

A Ban On ALL Chains In Chinatown?!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.23.2012 | Los Angeles

One month after Walmart announced that it would bring a store to Chinatown in downtown Los Angeles, one City Council member has stepped in to stop it....

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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...

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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...