This is Hell show covering the High Cost of Wal-Mart

Date: 24 Aug 2013 | posted in: Media Coverage, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

WNUR-FM, Chicago – This is Hell, show, August 24, 2013

Stacy Mitchell is a senior researcher at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where she directs an initiative on independent business. The Institute of Local Self-Reliance has, according to their website, “Since 1974, ILSR has championed local self-reliance, a strategy that underscores the need for humanly scaled institutions and economies and the widest possible distribution of ownership.” Stacy recently posted the Alternet columns, “Walmart’s Latest Scheme to Replace the Middle Class With an Underclass Forced to Buy its Shoddy Goods,” and “How Chains Like Walmart and Whole Foods Free Ride on Taxpayers at the Expense of Responsible Small Businesses.” “Catch her recent TED Talk, “Why We Can’t Shop Our Way to a Better Economy.”

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Listen to the This is Hell podcast of the show here.

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