Over the Thanksgiving weekend, many Walmart workers made great sacrifices--and took great risks--to stir its corporate conscience. Meanwhile, the family that owns the retailing giant is giving back almost nothing at all.
The billionaire-funded ad campaign against Mayor de Blasio is paying off.
In so many ways, the Walton empire is built on their own greed.
This weekend, NBC News offered viewers a heartwarming portrait of Alice Walton and the Crystal Bridges art museum she opened two years ago in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Sen. Bernie Sanders was back at it, going after the likes of "welfare recipient" Walmart and arguing once again for the minimum wage to be raised in the United States. Sanders appeared on this Tuesday's The Situation Room on CNN and proceeded to make mincemeat of his fellow guest on the show, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and McCain economic advisor, Douglas Holtz-Eakin.
Even at a time of record income inequality, the lowest federal tax burden in 60 years and plummeting effective tax rates for the top one percent of earners, it is often difficult to put a face on the yawning chasm between the super-rich and
"It is more blessed," Jesus said, "to give than to receive." That may be, but the billionaire backers of Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and Super PAC plan to do both. As they gather this weekend for a three-day Romney conclave in Park
Federal Election Commission filings released this week showed that conservatives groups are amassing an ocean of cash for the 2012 presidential campaign. Thanks to the likes of the Koch brothers, the Walton clan and other of the usual suspects
A note from Occupy Carrolton: "After our first General Assembly, we came to a consensus to take a fun field trip to our local Wal-Mart in Carrollton on Highway 27. This is the video of our mic check there. Look for future actions in support