Tag Archive for Wal-mart

Injustice Has Become An Epidemic: We Need A Change In Attitudes


By Scott Lander – Grassroots organizations are rising up all over the nation to combat this plague, which comes in many different forms. The Black Lives Matter movement is concerned with ending police brutality. The Occupy movement is exposing economic injustices. End Citizens United is purposed with getting money out of politics. People like Elon…

Bernie Sanders Campaigns for President in Birmingham, Alabama


By Walter Simon – BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The last time I was in the vicinity of the Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham was in the winter of 2012 at the occupy camp we set up, wrapping around the corner sidewalk of 20th and 5th avenue north in front of the entrance to Regions bank. The bus…

Students Head Into Heartland to Help Walmart Workers Organize


By Robert Reich – I spent several days in New York last week with students from around the country who were preparing to head into the heartland to help organize Walmart workers for better jobs and wages. (Full familial disclosure: My son Adam is one of the leaders.) Almost exactly fifty years ago a similar…