Posts Tagged ‘walmart’

Watch the video above. In it US Senator Bernie Sanders strikes back at the ignorant and incompetent Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Greenspan was called “the wizard” because he advocated policies that redistributed income from the 99 to the 1 percent, such as tax cuts for the rich, jobs destroying trade treaties that redistributed income from working folks to the rich, privatization scams, and a ton more. Greenspan was wrong on all accounts, which he admits at the end of the video above.

Bernie Sanders was one of the few, and maybe the only, senator who dared challenge Greenspan and his beliefs. Listening to Sanders makes one realize why he should be president of the United States. He would represent all the people, not just the rich folks, like Obama, Wyden, Blumenauer, Boehner, McConnell, Orrin Hatch and so many others do today.

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Walmart is not the only business whose profits are subsidized by taxpayer payouts to massively underpaid employees. Try the banks of New York.

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From US Uncut:

“When Molly Neitzel opened an ice cream shop in 2008, she told everyone her plans to pay employees a living wage. Fellow business owners scoffed and told Molly she would quickly go out of business. Six years later, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream has opened 5 new locations and hired 100 additional staff.”

If Molly can do it, why not Walmart?

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to pay $188 million to employees who had sued the retailer for failing to compensate them for rest breaks and all hours worked.

Check out the rest of the story by clicking on the link below.

Walmart ordered to pay for wage theft–www.readersupportednews.org

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Walmart Workers in Los Angeles Engaging in Sit Down Strike

Happening NOW: Dozens of police officers are arresting Walmart workers outside an LA store after they blocked the intersection. This is history in the making yet it’s not on ANY cable new channels.

Walmart workers are carrying on the legacy of Detroit Woolworth women who bravely staged sit-down strikes. Los Angeles Walmart workers earlier today (Nov 14, 2014) held the first big sit-down strike in a Walmart store.

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