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The Hightower Report
Bad Bosses; and a Bill to Ban Sweatshop Labor
"...Jordanians will get jobs making clothes that retailers like Wal-Mart can import duty-free to the U.S. and sell to..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
What can Austin do to combat the powercenter plague? More than you might think.
"...think, plenty of such things in Europe -- both Wal-Marts and their local equivalents. But not in Ireland. It's..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Don't Feed the Monster
"...Because that name reflects their business model better than Wal-Mart. There's no lack of information out there about the..."

Jan. 22, 2008 Postmarks

Our readers talk back.
"...such a massive outpouring of opposition to another corporation (Wal-Mart) a few years ago. I bet you that if..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Column

Public Notice
Gather round the Yule log and the figgy pudding, get out a paper and pen, and jot down some of these items from our Annual Holiday Wish List 2000, Part 2. Local organizations need you!
"...Gift certificates to HEB/Wal-Mart..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

More Hot Butts!
" chains that found it objectionable, including Circuit City, Wal-Mart, K-Mart, and Target. Wal-Mart, of course, has always shied..."

June 28, 1996 Music Column

Tracy Morgan on Almost Dying, The Last O.G., and Being Barbershop Famous
SNL star goes back to the gentrified hood at SXSW
"...during the early hours of June 7, 2014, a Wal-Mart long-haul truck driver who hadn't slept in over a..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

The Hightower Report: Scurrilous Corporate Thieves Are Stealing Workers' Comp
No honor among these thieves
"...campaign of physical violence against workers. The anti-labor bully, Wal-Mart, is among the leaders, but so are such prestigious..."

April 17, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Cruelty-Free Produce?
Coalition of Immokalee Workers comes to Austin
"...including not only Burger King and McDonald’s but also Wal-Mart and Whole Foods, have become part of the Fair..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

The Hightower Report
The highly educated working poor: Adjunct professors
"...being hung around America's neck by the likes of Wal-Mart, McDonald's, and colleges...."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

Point Austin: Help the Hungry
Give thanks, give money, raise your voice
"...employers, not employees – the "human resource" departments at Wal-Mart and other major corporations are adept at directing their..."

Nov. 29, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Then There's This: Sunshine for the Homeless
A proposed RV park would provide more than just shelter
" another. Meeker told opponents he had fought a Wal-Mart from going in at Northcross Mall, but after a..."

July 26, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Council Preview: What Can We Afford?
Council takes on affordable housing, downtown development, and helicopters
"...World Refu­gee Day, Love Your Rescue Pet Day, and Wal-Mart – for its Charitable Giving and Hunger Relief programs...."

June 21, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Endangered Species Conservation
'The Last Unicorn' takes a victory lap at the Alamo Drafthouse
"...Cochran describes as "My Little Pony on steroids." Soon Wal-Mart, which stocked the movie at its checkout line, started..."

May 31, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

Hightower Report: Abandoning ALEC
Fortune 500 firms are dumping the bill mill left and right
"...And, on May 30, even the far-right-wing, anti-worker, ethically-challenged Wal-Mart empire abandoned the ALEC ship. "We feel that the..."

June 15, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
"...wasn't exactly a party fighting the building of a Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Central Austin – although it was..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature

Guns, Property, and Public Nuisances: A North Austin Showdown
Gun rights activists up in arms over shutdown of gun show
"...a sublease with H-E-B (leasing in turn from landowner Wal-Mart), changed hands and the Saxet show was not asked..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
Weasels Undermine Ethics Reform; and Congress Coddles Credit-Rating Finaglers
"...on climate change was funded by electric utilities, and Wal-Mart sponsored a clinic on – get this – skeet..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Health Care Tidbits; and Loco for Local
"...on the action – such outfits as Frito Lay, Wal-Mart, Starbucks, CVS, and Barnes & Noble...."

Oct. 2, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

Mistrial, Retrial for McKay
Jurors drop bomb on prosecutors' case against man accused of bomb-making
"...who pleaded guilty Jan. 8, bought bomb-making materials from Wal-Mart and assembled eight Molotov cocktails during last summer's Republican..."

Feb. 6, 2009 News Feature by Diana Welch

Top 10 Developing Stories
"...amicable resolutions, notably the downsizing of both the Northcross Wal-Mart and the CWS condo towers proposed for the waterfront,..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Revving Up for Slow Times
How local entrepreneurs plan to weather the recession
"...of a cap particularly benefits large chains such as Wal-Mart. The Good Jobs First study found that the country's..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Making of an Endorsement
"...doesn't just protect small, locally owned businesses, but existing Wal-Marts too...."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

The Making of an Endorsement
"...2003; Endeavor takes the aquifer hostage on behalf of Wal-Mart in March 2003; Endeavor clinches an incentives deal for..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

"...• Not such a big box after all: Wal-Mart and Lincoln Properties announced Monday that the planned supercenter..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature

Trash-Talking in Court
Whiny Razorbacks!
"...R. Nowlin of Austin is not without compassion. When Wal-Mart attorneys in the Waggoner v. Wal-Mart case insisted that..."

June 13, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

For the Benefit of Mr. Kite
A wave of benefits rides through town
"...Johnny Solinger, lead singer for Skid Row, at the Wal-Mart in Buda last week. Solinger lives down in Kyle,..."

May 19, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

'Chronicle' Endorsements
May 10 municipal elections
" for the Northcross neighborhood against Lincoln Properties and Wal-Mart, a water conservation plan that was announced with much..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Why Is 'Chronicle' So Vehemently Against Meeker?
"...from the Responsible Growth for Northcross fight against the Wal-Mart Supercenter at Northcross and took on the insiders at..."

May 6, 2008 Postmarks

Place 1: Who's on first ... and who's paying for it?
Think Austin politics is weird? Here's the genuine article
"...for North­cross, which is fighting the construction of a Wal-Mart at the moribund mall (Meeker was RG4N's spokesman and..."

May 2, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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