Category Archives: Wal-Mart

It’s about time!

Chicago Sun Times “The six-year-long battle over Wal-Mart’s $1 billion Chicago expansion plan ended Thursday when organized labor folded its tent, freeing its City Council allies to do the same.” This is a total shame.  It took six years to … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart versus corrupt Labor

Chicago Sun Times An impassioned Mayor Daley today portrayed Wal-Mart’s $1 billion Chicago expansion plan as a “bonanza” of revenue and jobs and demanded to know why organized labor slammed the door on the company’s offer of an $8.75-an-hour minimum … Continue reading

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The politics of prestidigitation

Finally.  Well, maybe.  Chicago’s South Side may get a Wal-Mart.  Better, Chicago may get many Wal-Marts creating 12,000 jobs and competition to higher priced stores.  It has taken years of corrupt struggle.  The unions have been negotiating and fighting for … Continue reading

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