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Walmart: Broken promises. Every Way. On Everything.

We’re seeing the Walmart steamroller roll from the corridors of power in City Hall to the undeveloped lots in East New York. The laundry list of complaints against the multinational retailer is longer than the L Train, but here’s a … Continue reading

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Don’t be Related to Walmart

Last week we shared some photos from our Walmart action at the Time Warner Center, HQ for the Related Companies, the firm looking to lease space to Walmart.  Today we share the finished product: Video and news of our flash … Continue reading

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This is what democracy looks like!

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NYCC participating in Walmart Free NYC’s flash mob at the Time Warner Center, home of the Related Companies, which wants to put a Walmart in East New York.  We think Walmart is bad for workers, and bad for New York.

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100 Years Fighting For Workers’ Rights

Probably you’ve never heard of Clara Lemlich Shavelson. She gained prominence around 100 years ago, trying to organize garment workers in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Considered a “radical,” she was ignored by most New Yorkers until a fire at a … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart in East New York: Desperation Exploitation

“With my Walmart job I have been able to get off of welfare and buy my home.”-Walmart Radio Ad This morning while listening to the radio I heard the above quote in a commercial placed by Walmart…  

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