Making Change at Walmart has created a summer program for students to do something about economic injustices, what Robert Reich calls, “the civil rights struggle of our time.” Sign up is at http://makingchangeatwalmart.org/summer-for-respect/ Here’s what Reich posted about it to his Facebook page today DEPARTMENT OF ACTIVISM. Fifty years ago, in the summer of 1964, students … More .@ChangeWalmart’s #SummerForRespect
My father told me stories about how the coal company his father worked for used intimidation and threats against his family and others. I count that has living memory of those abuses against workers. What I can’t believe now is that less than 100 years later everyone isn’t completely and totally behind Walmart employees who … More #Walmart Repeating Mistakes of History
The “Walmart vs the Morons” email finally landed in my inbox. Can anyone possibly take this seriously? Perhaps defining Walmart as a “success” and the government as a “failure” depends mostly on how we think about and define words like ‘success’ and ‘failure’ from the outset. Is it only about money and market share and … More Walmart vs the Morons; Seriously?