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Wal*Mart Watch Groups & Activists
Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Worker's Rights at Wal-Mart (book)
by Liza Featherstone
WAL*MART Workers Rights
A fun Garth Brooks parody on Wal-Mart and a virtual supercenter of up-to-date articles, resources and online petitions.
A Wal-Mart watchdog group that keeps abreast of anything and everything in the world of Wal-Mart. All kinds of articles and consumer/employee feedback on the mega-retailer is available though this immense resource.
Wake-Up Wal-Mart: Always High Costs
Very interactive and education site featuring, among many other things, a real time estimate of Wal-Mart's cost to American taxpayers. Review Wal-Mart facts, read the latest stories on the retail giant, sign up on petitions and for other calls to action and do your part to compell the Beast from Bentonville to change it's sinful ways.
Created by Al Norman, an activist who targets large chain retailers and has resources available to help communities keep them out of their towns.
National Labor Committee
Group that keeps a constistently updated site detailing the labor conditions of factories around the world with a breakdown on companies and countries responsible.
Wal-Mart vs. Women
Site launched by Carolyn Sapp to promote the fair treatment of women who work for Wal-Mart.
Eight Ways To Beat Walmart
Anti-Walmart resource for Taos, a small town in New Mexico with strategies, testimonies, and links to more.
Wal-Mart Litigation Project
Info about lawsuits against Wal-Mart and attorneys who can help you. Site may be a little dated.
Former female employee class action lawsuit on allegations that Wal-Mart discriminates against women.
Counter WAL*MART Campaigns and Flyers
Monitoring Sweatshops: Workers, Consumers, and the Global Apparel Industry (book)
by Jill Esbenshade
Articles, Studies & Other Documents
An extensive database of articles dedicated to fighting Wal-Mart.
Reclaim Democracy Wal-Mart Articles & Studies
A huge collection of articles, studies, internal documents and more on Wal-Mart and big box stores.
Miller's Wal-Mart Report
US House Representative and ranking member on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, George Miller, organizes out a blow by blow account of Wal-Mart's human rights and labor practice failures and superficial response of the world's #1 retailer to it's critics.
Good Jobs First Wal-Mart Study
You've heard Wal-Mart talk up how much they give back to communities, now see how much more they take. A statistically juicy study by the good folks at non-profit group Good Jobs First that breaks down how and where Wal-Mart uses our tax dollars to subsidize it's development and continued presense. Check it out. Your town might be listed.
WWJD? Protest Wal-Mart!
Article on TheNation.com by Liza Featherstone about Day of Action protests across the country. One woman is quoted as saying, "The prices are low because they pay people crap and the healthcare is a joke. I tell customers, 'You're benefiting from me getting screwed. Thanks for shopping at Wal-Mart!'" She laughs: "Hey, I try to be positive!"
How Wal-Mart lowers wages among working families and crushes family businesses. It not only pays workers less than most of its retail competitors, two-thirds of workers don't have health-care coverage -- a cost taxpayers are picking up across the country.
How Wal-Mart is Remaking Our World
A very thorough, albeit brutal, article by Jim Hightowner on AlterNet.org.
When Wal-Mart Comes to Town
Article focusing on the economic effects and strongarm tactics of Wal-Mart on smalltown America.
Feedback & Testimonies
Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town (dvd)
by Micha Peled
Other Wal*Mart Parodies
At WalmartDotGov you'll find everything the United States government has to offer at unbeatable prices. If you can't find it here, it's probably illegal.
Hilarious spoof by the cracked folks at Cracked.com
HEL*MART In The Press
Slaves to Fashion: Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops (book)
by Robert J. S. Ross