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Rhonda Sherman works the nightshift at the Wal-Mart on Tower Road in Aurora. Friday, she and a handful of other employees stood facing the road...
Charter school champion The Walton Foundation has released its 2010 giving breakdown for the group’s education donations. Seven geographic areas received money: Albany, Denver, East and South Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Newark and Washington, D.C. Though the city of New Orleans received roughly $5 million of the Wal-Mart-related organization’s $157 million in education philanthropy for the past year, many non-profits that have a hand in the city’s school landscape were also recipients of Walton largesse.
The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a decision in a massive gender discrimination suit, and the beneficiary is Wal-Mart.
Looks like the economic doldrums have hit just about everybody, including Colorado Springs mega-ministry Focus on the Family. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, Focus announced plans to layoff or reassign 46 workers in its distribution department. The latest cuts are the most recent in a string of similar reductions in recent years.
A group speaking out against Wal-Mart gathered at a downtown bus depot this morning, along with politicians and other organizations. It was just one...