Author Archives: eeewald

Don’t Shop at Wal-Mart


Wal-Mart is generally accepted as an evil company.  Destroying this empire will bring nothing but good things for everyone involved.  Competitors, suppliers, local communities, Wal-Mart employees and taxpayers in general lose out thanks to Wal-Mart’s business practices.  An outright boycott of … Continue reading

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More Regulation Needed


This week we are supposed to complain about something we don’t like about Bucknell.  While there are a number of legitimate issues I have with the school that concern a wide range of students, I’m going to complain about a … Continue reading

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Questions for 11/3


1.) In the case of Kiva.org, does the possibility of lending to more small businesses in developing countries through interest bearing loans outweigh the hypocrisy of “making money off of the poor?” Why or why not? 2.) Based on Rorty’s … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street


            The rapid expansion of the Occupy Wall Street movement has been staggering and surprising.  Despite initial doubts and dismissals, the movement has spread to countries all around the world and to cities big and small.  The question still remains … Continue reading

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Illegal Immigration


For my final paper I was considering researching illegal immigration and its effects on the economy.  Prior to my research for the paper, my understanding of the debate was that those who support tougher regulations on immigration felt that illegal immigrants take … Continue reading

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Successful Protests


Watching Lewisburg’s Occupy Wall Street protests this weekend I couldn’t help but compare it other recent protests that I’ve witnessed.  Last Fall in London I got a front row seat to watch the British university students protest the increases in university … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart the Bully


All the discussion about Wal-Mart this week made me look to see if I could find any other issues.  Wal-Mart seems to have a never-ending list of economic and social pit falls.  These flaws range from unfair employee wages, the active … Continue reading

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