Category Archives: Consumerism

Walmart Worker Speaks about Disability, Strikes, Organizing in Rural Community

This post first appeared at Ability Maine. Crossposted here with permission. Low wages, lack of health insurance, concern for elderly and injured coworkers paramount By Sharon Wachsler Static Nonsense* is a disabled blogger I’ve known for a year or two. … Continue reading

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Why #Occupy and Wal-Mart Don’t Mix

This post appeared in a slightly different form first at After Gadget. One of my PCAs used to have a truck with many excellent, snark-intensive bumper stickers. This was one of my favorites: I don’t think it’s entirely fair. It’s … Continue reading

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