Tag Archives: Wal-Mart

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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Wal-Mart: Always low prices? Or always low wages?


    From the discussion of Wal-Mart that we had in class, it was odd to see a company that so many loves thrive from low wage labor.  On the outside looking in, it is easy to be blinded by the many … Continue reading

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Wager…wages…?


For my final paper, I am thinking about writing it on the wage discrepancies between the higher and lower classes.  After reading about the Wal-Mart cases and their wages they pay their employees and playing around with the State of … Continue reading

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Slice of My Home Life


Here is a tiny slice of my home life, made so much more interesting by Elijah, age 11, and his twin siblings, Thea (Dorothea) and Aley (Alexander), almost 8.  I don’t never go to Wal-Mart, but I am personally critical … Continue reading

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Hitchcock Stands With the Best of Them


I usually hate old movies. I believe that if movies aren’t getting better, then there would be no reason to keep making them. I would rather see a movie made in the last 5 years than any classic that Hollywood would have me believe is a … Continue reading

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Help me help you!


Trying to get a grip and properly handle an economy’s ups and downs can be difficult.  However trying to face the challenge without a sufficient paying job is even harder.  Today while reading the financial times, I came across an informative piece concerning … Continue reading

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Is an Employee’s Gender the Issue?


In the Wal-Mart case, an issue that was brought up was that they were allowing or promoting gender inequality.  From 1996 to 2001, the percentage of women who were employed fell 3 percent which doesn’t seem much; however, when dealing … Continue reading

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