D.C. Council Mugs Wal-Mart

This was originally posted on PoodleRose on July 16, 2013. Comments have not been migrated.

The Washington, D.C. City Council recently increased the city’s minimum wage in retail stores to $12.50 an hour. But, like many laws, this one has exceptions that benefit those with political connections. For example, the law, which was written by […]

A Tale of Two Walmarts

This was originally posted on Live Oaks on August 4, 2010. Comments have not been migrated.

Two Houston neighborhoods are unhappy with Walmart because of the retailer’s plans to build stores nearby. One is in The Heights, and it has some residents fearing that small businesses won’t be able to compete. As one told the […]