Walmart and the End of the Local Food Movement
Wal-Mart is a leading destroyer of local small business, frequently forcing their way into communities that do not want them. Their abuse of market share embodies the reason that anti-trust laws exist.
Their business model is based on high trade deficits, low domestic wages, little or no competition, and general economic deflation.
Wal-Mart has become big enough to manipulate and endanger significant portions of the economy. They are too big, and need to be broken up.
We certainly do not need to turn the local farmers from alternative suppliers into sharecroppers.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost
- UPDATE 4-India government warms to Wal-Mart’s retail push (reuters.com)
- What Would Wal-Mart Mean for New York? [Corporate America] (gawker.com)