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It Is Not for People of Color
"...people of color are the only reason that the Wal-Mart idea sounds like a good idea in the Northcross..."

Jan. 11, 2007 Postmarks

Beside The Point
It may be too late for the sound and fury over the Wal-Mart at Northcross to signify anything
"...season under its crowded Christmas tree: Item 82, the Northcross/Wal-Mart controversy, a late agenda addition from Brewster McCracken, Jennifer..."

Dec. 15, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Against Super Box Stores
"...corporate plans to force a massive, uninvited, and unwelcome Wal-Mart in the midst of our communities. Friends, if Wal-Mart..."

Dec. 11, 2006 Postmarks

The Hightower Report
Wal-Mart's New Look; and Good Neighbors, Bad Fence
"...WAL-MART'S NEW LOOK The modest, working-class persona is passé. Wal-Mart..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Leaked internal memo shows a company scheming to cut back on employee benefits; and winner of common-sense competition will get $100,000 smackers
"...REVEALING WAL-MART Poor Wal-Mart. One day it's a peacock, the next..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...In response to opposition from groups like Wake Up Wal-Mart and Wal-Mart Watch, the "big-box-building beast from Bentonville" has..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the development company that unsuccessfully tried to put a Wal-Mart at MoPac and Slaughter Lane has filed a site..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Our readers talk back.
"...I voted to oppose the zoning change requested by Wal-Mart at Ben White and I-35, I thought Wes made..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Column

Wes Courageous at Meeting Racist and Hypocritical in Letter
"...I voted to oppose the zoning change requested by Wal-Mart at Ben White and I-35, I thought Wes made..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Postmarks

Hightower Takes on the Bushites in His Underwear
Jim Hightower's latest assault on the plutocracy hits the bestseller list.
"...the budget-slashing of elected officials to hometown fights against Wal-Mart's ("The Beast of Bentonville") determination to put a big-box..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Two cities. Two mayors. Two big ugly stores. One aquifer.
"...on such developments, and for the corporate leadership of Wal-Mart, Lowe's, and other chains with plans to build over..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Our readers talk back.
"...area. Such is the plan to construct a 24-hour Wal-Mart Supercenter accessible only via neighborhood streets at MoPac and..."

July 11, 2003 Column

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...The Wal-Mart Supercenter planned at the corner of MoPac and Slaughter..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature

A Pivotal Time
"...I would like to remind you that just because Wal-Mart has graciously postponed groundbreaking at Northcross for 60 days..."

Dec. 20, 2006 Postmarks

Keeping It Bearden
"...and they'll break it down, and they'll insult, like, Wal-Mart America. But I find Wal-Mart America fascinating. I guess..."

July 10, 2009 Arts Feature

Meeker vs. Leffingwell
Race for City Council's Place 1 seat off to a bruising start
"...kittens off the I-35 overpass, popularitywise. (Or, say, a Wal-Mart going up in your neighborhood.)..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Low Intelligence. Always.
"...does the enterprising domestic terrorist get their supplies? Why, Wal-Mart, of course! From the Statesman: A soft-sided cooler bought..."

April 30, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Rights of Man (or a Company Formed by Man)
"...King in his recent article regarding the attempt of Wal-Mart opponents to rewrite the City Charter [“Point Austin,” News,..."

April 23, 2007 Postmarks

Naked City
"...• Wal-Mart may be drastically underestimating the number of car trips..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature

Meeting Just Raised More Concerns
"...questions and skepticism to mind. 1) First, representatives from Wal-Mart failed to appear at the meeting, which demonstrates a..."

Dec. 19, 2006 Postmarks

Northcross Neighbors Scream, 'No Deal!'
"...a whirlwind of action and new developments in the Northcross/Wal-Mart saga. Not that it's over by half; with Supercenter..."

Dec. 14, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Not 250-Thread Count Organic Cotton Sheets?
What is an "Urban" Wal-Mart?
"...from the City Manager's office to Council regarding the Northcross/Wal-Mart controversy is disappointingly matter-of-fact: What does the developer mean..."

Dec. 11, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Ho-Ho-Homegrown Holidays
Austin's independent "iconic" businesses hope we'll all put them on our list
"...this month over a proposed big-box ordinance and a Wal-Mart on steroids for Northcross Mall and with the community..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Hightower Report
How Glamorous is Child Labor?; and A Sweet Fix
", high-fashion superstore has opened in America. It's called Wal-Mart. Yes, the stodgy old downscale store has gone upscale,..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
"...Statesman that it intends to plant a new-style, "urban" Wal-Mart in what used to be Northcross Mall, but henceforth..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature

What Wal-Mart couldn't do, an old-folks home might
"...the dreaded auto body shop): the big box. When Wal-Mart proposed building a store, citizens sprang into action and..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Letters at 3AM
People of all political persuasions are beginning to face the reality that Americans' demand for oil is outpacing our supply and refining capacity, which in turn will cripple our economy's ability to grow. Our disposable society will become a scavenging society, and, on the brighter side, a more inventive society.
"...get your product to an Iowa mall. Outfits like Wal-Mart face a dim future. Wal-Mart posted lower-than-expected profits in..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Column by Michael Ventura

Our readers talk back.
"...MoPac South neighbors won a victory last October when Wal-Mart announced it would not pursue its plans for a..."

April 23, 2004 Column

An SOS Editorial
"...MoPac South neighbors won a victory last October when Wal-Mart announced it would not pursue its plans for a..."

April 20, 2004 Postmarks

News Top Tens
"...4) Wal-Mart (and Lowe's): Anyone who thought last year's Stratus settlement..."

Jan. 2, 2004 News Feature

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