Your shield against Mall*Wart

“Wal Mart Watch”:http://walmartwatch.com/battlemart recently posted Battle-Mart, where “you’ll find the resources to draw a line in the sand and defend your community.” Sections include a BattlePlan, updates on strategies from around the country, and a blog by anti-Wal crusader Al Norman.

Why make an example out of Mall*Wart? “Charles Fishman”:http://www.fastcompany.com/online/77/walmart.html has a clear-headed exposé of the corporation’s impact on America’s macro-economy in, of all publications, _Fast Company_. Perhaps the most succinct sentence:

bq. Says Steve Dobbins, president of thread maker Carolina Mills: “We want clean air, clear water, good living conditions, the best health care in the world — yet we aren’t willing to pay for anything manufactured under those restrictions.”

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