Walmart

Opinion: By Opposing Minimum Wage Increase, Republicans Scam Taxpayers and Endorse Poverty

While Republicans love to falsely claim that tax cuts for the wealthy pay for themselves through increased economic activity, in…

2 years ago

To Whom is Trump Listening? Not American Workers or Corporations

Despite the fact that Donald Trump wooed disgruntled working-class Americans with promises to protect and even create well-paying jobs, it’s…

4 years ago

CEO To Replace Workers With Machines Over Talk of Minimum Wage Hike

Angered at talk of raising the minimum wage, Carl's Jr. CEO intends on replacing human workers with machines.

7 years ago

Walmart Becomes The First Store To Remove All Confederate Flag Merchandise

Walmart is leading the nation by announcing it will remove all Confederate flag merchandise from its stores.

8 years ago

Bombshell Report Finds Walmart Is Hiding Billions Of Dollars To Avoid Paying US Taxes

A new report from Americans For Tax Fairness uncovered Walmart's vast network of international subsidiaries that Walmart is using to…

8 years ago

Allen West Claims Underage Walmart Cashier Not Selling Alcohol Is Sharia Law

Former Congressman Allen West posted an anti-sharia law rant on his web page after seeing a young Walmart cashier was…

8 years ago

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Orders State Militia To Monitor the U.S. Military

Instead of ignoring the paranoid Texans, or telling them to grow up, Texas Governor Greg Abbott incited more distrust by…

8 years ago

Religious Freedom Law Endangered The Health of a Georgia Woman

This week a story in Georgia illustrates just how dangerous religious tyranny posing as religious freedom can be to the…

8 years ago

New Report: Taxpayers Subsidize $153.8 Billion In Corporate Profits Due To Low Wages

If American taxpayers realized their largesse was going to those who need it least, highly-profitable corporations, they would likely put…

8 years ago

Religious Right Leaders Threaten to “Rise Up” If they Don’t Get to Persecute Gays

Since the RFRA was revised, the Religious Right has gone full-tilt crazy with threats to "rise up" against their left-wing…

8 years ago

Hillary Clinton Slams Arkansas Religious Freedom Bill Saying It Would Permit Discrimination

Hillary Clinton urged the Arkansas Governor to veto a "religious freedom" bill that is similar to Indiana's, saying, it "would…

8 years ago

According to Republicans The 114th Koch Congress Is Focused On Koch Priorities

Republicans are beginning the 114th Congress with the mindset that "nothing is going to get in the way of our…

8 years ago

Judge Rules America’s Fastest Growing Industry Is Exempt From Minimum Wage Law

While the Labor Department's rule change was meant to protect worker's rights, the Judge protected Home Care Associates, the International…

8 years ago

Republicans Are The Ultimate Takers Who Only Want To Give To The Wealthy That They Serve

Even if some Americans do grasp the concept of Republicans as the ultimate takers, they likely fail to comprehend that…

8 years ago

Nondisparagement Clauses and the Path to GOP Corporatist Tyranny

If our elected government is replaced by a board of directors, is it far-fetched to think corporate nondisparagement clauses might…

8 years ago

Ferguson Protesters Take It To The Next Level By Shutting Down Multiple Local Walmarts

Ferguson October, a weekend long series of events held in the St. Louis area to protest against police violence and…

8 years ago

GOP Privatization Would Substitute an Un-Electable Board of Directors for Democracy

Privatization is stripping powers from electable government, and handing it to the unelectable public - in other words, for profit…

8 years ago

Always Evil Walmart Increases Profits While Cutting Employee Benefits

40% of America's wealth is not enough for the Walton's or their investors so Walmart took steps to increase their…

8 years ago

How Much Would You Pay for the Good Society? Where the Income Inequality Debate Can Take Us

If we were able to ask the average American if s/he would be willing to pay $12.50 annually so that…

8 years ago

In The Wake Of Yet Another Mass Shooting, Gun Control Is More Important Than Ever

As the media circus comes to a close and the blood-stained sidewalk is washed away by the community to hide…

9 years ago

John Boehner Would Rather Commit Suicide Than Raise The Minimum Wage

For Speaker of the House John Boehner, it is the prospect of the government attempting to improve the economic situation…

9 years ago

OWS Punches Walmart In the Gut By Leaking The Scripts Used to Keep Unions Out

The myth that Walmart doesn't actively discourage employees from unionizing was dealt a blow today when Occupy Wall Street leaked…

9 years ago

NLRB Busts Walmart for Breaking The Law in 14 States

On Wednesday, the National Labor Relations Board issued a historic complaint against Walmart for the company's activities against its employees.

9 years ago

Walmart Gets Busted Forcing Employees to Make Political Contributions to Republicans

If underpaying their employees wasn't bad enough, Walmart has now been caught forcing employees to make political contributions in exchange…

9 years ago

Economists Agree With Democrats: GOP Hurting the Economy by Promoting Income Inequality

A panel of economists has joined President Obama, and struggling Americans to assert categorically that income inequality is crushing the…

9 years ago

Stop Complaining Republicans, the Minimum Wage Should be $22.62 an Hour

Republicans who are wont to claim they speak for all Americans say the people oppose higher wages, but if the…

9 years ago

Low Wage Work Rebellion May Finally Bring Down Our Poverty Rate

People should not work full-time for wages that put them below the poverty line, but it is all too common.…

9 years ago

Mike Huckabee Renews Assault on Sanity of a Living Wage

Huckabee complains that it is easy to spend somebody else's money; it is apparently far easier from his perspective to…

9 years ago

McDonalds Tells Underpaid Starving Employees To Break Their Food Into Pieces

Because McDonalds' "sample budget" only left $27 a month for food, the company advised hungry employees to "break food into…

9 years ago

Walmart’s Greed Exposed: They Could Pay Employees $25,000/Year Without Raising Prices

A new Demos study has revealed that the only thing stopping Walmart from paying their employees $25,000 a year without…

9 years ago

Walmart Is Being Prosecuted for Illegally Firing or Disciplining 117 Employees

The NLRB has announced that they will be prosecuting Walmart for the illegal firing or disciplining of 117 employees who…

9 years ago

Taking Back the House, Vol. 13: Steve Womack and Arkansas’s 3rd District

This is the thirteenth edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of…

9 years ago

In Defiance of Christ’s Teachings Right Wing Evangelicals Become Gun Toting Maniacs

There has been a shift among evangelical Christians of late to openly oppose everything Jesus taught and trade in Christ…

9 years ago

The Republican Version of a Great Idea: For Profit Natural Disasters

If you want to see what privatized relief would look like, think of Walmart. That's the face of Republican disaster…

9 years ago

Walmart’s Low Wages Are Causing the Company’s Profits to Collapse

Walmart is finding out that when you starve the people with low wages and put all of your record breaking…

9 years ago

The Republican Plan for Women: Barefoot, Pregnant, and Economically Dependent

With no religious, economic, and scientific justification for denying women the right to choose their reproductive health, it is obvious…

10 years ago

Charles Koch Launches Campaign to Eliminate the Minimum Wage

Charles Koch has joined Republicans pushing to eliminate the nation's minimum wage. He implied that getting rid of minimum wage…

10 years ago

The Abject Failure of Republican Economic Policy Is Driving Millions Into Poverty

As economic stewards, Republicans have shown themselves to be abject failures on every front whether it is driving millions of…

10 years ago

Customers Abandon Wal-Mart As Their Treatment of Labor Wreaks Havoc on Sales

Wal-Mart's infamously poor treatment of labor is starting to negatively impact its bottom line as customers abandon the superchain's unstocked…

10 years ago

House Republicans Vote to Keep Millions in Poverty by Refusing to Raise the Minimum Wage

House Republicans effectively guaranteed that the working poor will continue falling deeper into poverty, and giant retailers will continue posting…

10 years ago

Democrats Must Call Out The Absurd Canard That Spending Cuts Make The Economy Grow

It is time for Democrats to call out the absurd canard that taking money out of the economy helps the…

10 years ago

Starbucks Shows that Healthcare isn’t a Job Killer by Adding 1,500 Cafes

Starbucks, which offers healthcare benefits to its eligible part time employees, is expanding with 1500 more cafes in America in…

10 years ago

WalMart earns record profits while supporting Republicans who want to slash their employees’ food stamps

At a time when Republicans are proposing deep cuts to programs like SNAP (food stamps), WalMart heavily supported Republican candidates…

10 years ago

Walmart Can Bully Their Workers, but They Can’t Bully You Into Shopping There

The Black Friday Walmart strike is ostensibly the largest organized action against the world's biggest retail store. There's a lot…

10 years ago