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Just Don't Shop There
"...citizens of Austin, If you do not want a Wal-Mart in your midst, do not shop there, at any..."

Dec. 18, 2006 Postmarks

Naked City
"...way Northcross Mall neighbors were alerted to the incoming Wal-Mart Headlines• All hell has broken loose in the Northcross..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature

The Hightower Report
Heretical entrepreneurs choosing community, quality of life over profits; and Perry comes to the rescue of our poor, hard-up judges, raising their pay to three times the average Texan's income
"...to our society's pursuit of happiness than the suck-'em-dry Wal-Mart model so beloved by the corporate establishment. You can..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

Women and Children Last
When it comes to sharing the wealth, Texas has its priorities top-down
"...can't or won't provide health insurance. Take, for example, Wal-Mart (and its Sam's Club subsidiary). Though not a recipient..."

April 15, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Holiday Wish Lists 2004
Presents for Public Service
"...one of the many larger retail stores (i.e., Target, Wal-Mart, HEB, etc.) that stock clothes, food, and other essential..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Features Feature

Put That in Your Big Box and ...
Activist groups beg to differ with the city's big-box report
"...activists convinced a City Council buffeted by Lowe's and Wal-Mart to ask for a study of the impact of..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Triangle, Full Circle
Seven glorious years later, and did we learn anything?
"...Guadalupe. Look at the Home Depot, and soon the Wal-Mart, nibbling at the edges of Travis Heights. And look..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Hightower Report
Get ready for the sweatshop tsunami; and Congress gives itself a raise
"...But don't blame the Chinese. Such U.S. retailers as Wal-Mart, Gap, and Nike led the rush to China years..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...It's official: Wal-Mart and other big boxes have usurped Vermont's natural charm...."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Hightower Report
Corporate advertising pisses me off; and, the rich get richer
"...swells are the Waltons – the reigning heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. Interestingly, the company that profits by..."

May 14, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Design standards sought to upgrade Austin's chain-retail sprawl
"...one of them. Who knew, for example, that a Wal-Mart doesn't have to look like a Wal-Mart if the..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Envision South Austin
"...share my (cough, cough) Envision South Austin plan. Super Wal-Mart at Ben White anchors my plan with a green..."

Dec. 8, 2003 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Austin's chain store vs. local business battle is economic and political.
"...of central-city neighborhoods; gave its blessing to two monstrous Wal-Mart Supercenters (with more to come), one in just such..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...items on the agenda; be prepared for rumbles over Wal-Mart (see No Deals (Yet> at Wal-Mart), the PATRIOT Act..."

Sept. 26, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Thoughts on land use, social justice, and making Austin look, feel, and work better.
"...only one concern of the most vocal foes of Wal-Mart and Lowe's. The Southwest neighbors, both in Austin and..."

July 25, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Austin Democrats unanimously (32-0) passed a resolution opposing the Wal-Mart Supercenter proposed at the intersection of MoPac and Slaughter..."

July 18, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Association staged a protest Monday against the proposed 24-hour Wal-Mart Supercenter at the corner of MoPac and Slaughter. Foes..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Endeavor Real Estate Group -- developers of both "the Wal-Mart on the Aquifer" and "the Domain: Showpiece of Smart..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Place 5 'Up for Grabs' as Clarke, McCracken Square Off
"...AC: Wal-Mart wants to build a new store in the recharge..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Sailing Without Anchors
It's been more than two months since Bee Cave officials signed a controversial deal with the developers of a large-scale shopping center project, but peace has hardly returned to the valley in this semi-rural community.
"...where to invest hundreds of millions of dollars ... Wal-Mart is opposed on every site they do."..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...for inviting me to walk the Rivery site with Wal-Mart's Head Engineer, nationally renowned forestry consultant Steve Clark, City..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...for inviting me to walk the Rivery site with Wal-Mart's Head Engineer, nationally renowned forestry consultant Steve Clark, City..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Rockport, Texas, (Pop. 7,385) is being threatened by Wal-Mart and the H.E. Butt Grocery Co. (HEB). Each of..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Column

Postmarks
The people want to know: who, precisely, was Bruce Barton quoting?
"...water park road grant. As for Barton's "Mexican, food-stamp, Wal-Mart kids" quote -- I challenge him to either identify..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Column

Looking to the Future
"...morning at Dell Computer -- wait, better make that Wal-Mart -- and you need an up-to-date crash course on..."

March 2, 2001 Screens Feature by Amy Smith

Postmarks
Quote of the week: "You, my hyphenated friend, are an ambassador of evil."
"...versus local "mom and pop" operations. I work for Wal-Mart. This worldwide retailing giant and Starbucks, at their core,..."

March 17, 2000 Column

Postmarks
We are wrong, wrong, wrong. So is golf.
"...versus local "mom and pop" operations. I work for Wal-Mart. This worldwide retailing giant and Starbucks, at their core,..."

March 10, 2000 Column

The Hightower Report
Spending Your Stimulus Check; and Corporate Greed Strangles Health Care
"...and causing bluebirds of happiness to trill with delight. Wal-Mart is ready for you, offering to cash your government..."

May 16, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

RG4N Loss Likely Won't Stop Meeker Council Run
RG4N spokesman reflects on court loss
"...in approving Lincoln Property’s site plan to build a Wal-Mart on the former Northcross Mall property, but in her..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Responsible Growth for Northcross
"...what will hopefully be the day's last smattering of Wal-Martritude, we see that Responsible Growth for Northcross has a..."

Dec. 6, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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