has seen Wal-Mart's lavish television commercials, but have you
ever wondered why Wal-Mart spends so much money trying to convince
you it cares about your family, your community, and even its own
employees? What is it hiding?
The High Cost of Low Price takes you behind the glitz
and into the real lives of workers and their families, business
owners and their communities, in an extraordinary journey that
will challenge the way you think, feel... and shop."
WAL-MART: The High Cost
of Low Price web site)
13th - 19th, 2005 over 3000 screenings of "WAL-MART:
The High Cost of Low Price"
in 19 countries and all 50 states are already in
the works by small businesses, churches, organizations, clubs and
individual people for the largest grassroots mobilization in movie
history. Check out the Champaign-Urbana area screenings here.
At That's Rentertainment, we'll be showing the movie all day long
on Wednesday, November 16th. There are numerous other screenings
on campus as well. See 'em all! And, as always, support your local
businesses wherever you are.
- Against The Wal organizes against Walmart in their home region
of NW Arkansas. They have organized street demonstrations during
Walmart’s shareholders convention for the last two summers
in Fayetteville, AR
- Always Low Prices... is just a group of unpaid, independent,
private individuals critically examining the debate over Wal-Mart.
- No matter what the logo on the building says--Wal-Mart, Home
Depot, Target, Lowe's, Kohls, CVS--if its unwanted development,
Sprawl-Busters can help you stop it.
- We can Wake Up Wal-Mart to our vision for America putting our
people and our communities first.
Walmartclass.com - The
website for the Dukes v. Wal-Mart class action lawsuit is a tremendous
resource for anyone interested in Wal-Mart’s pay and hiring
Walmartwatch.com - In Spring
2005, Wal-Mart Watch began its nationwide public education campaign
to challenge the world’s largest retailer to become a better
employer, neighbor, and corporate citizen.