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No, Walmart’s Biggest Export isn’t Low Wages: The Folly of Blaming Big Business For Poverty

Thanksgiving dinner is approaching and Ashton Kutcher’s brought enough self-righteousness for everyone: “Following the news earlier this week that employees at a Walmart in Canton, Ohio had set up a food drive in their store for coworkers who couldn’t afford a happy Thanksgiving, “Two and a Half Men” star Ashton Kutcher took to Twitter to …

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Testimonies and Transformations: Man’s Tangle With The Supernatural

Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season. Consumer fervor and ideological hypocrisy abound as (not-so) evil businesses prepare for the Christmas rush. Unruly lines at the mall are as big a sign of the season as tree-less leaves and chilly evenings. Here’s a change-up: (Credit: Youtube User: Spiritlessons) This video is a series of …

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In Defense of Wal-Mart

http://consumerist.com/2007/03/walmart-gives-up-no-stores-for-new-york-city.html Wal-Mart and other big box stores face staunch opposition in many counties in the United States. Rallies and other public displays of anti-Wal-Mart sentiment are common. It’s unfortunate considering all of the benefits Wal-Mart brings to town. Hop off that high horse. Think for yourself. Wal-Mart provides a valuable service to citizens, despite what pro-union factions, …

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