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BATTLE-MART is an excellent resource put together by Wal-Mart Watch which helps communities fight back against Wal-Mart. Includes expert analysis and a blog by Al Norman, a database of reports and documentation, strategies and other experts who can help.
BECOME A FIELD PRODUCER: At Brave New Films, we're in the early stages of creating a network of volunteer field producers. People willing to lend their skills to the Brave New Family. Field producers do a variety of things -- host screenings, shoot video, email friends, hand out flyers, distribute DVDs, watch Fox News, whatever you can do and whatever it takes. And there are a few perks too. You can sign up and find out more.
MORE ACTIVISM OPPORTUNITIES: Mothers Across America are asking Wal-Mart to make a New Year's resolution: No new Wal-Mart stores next to schools. "[Wal-Mart] has a record of illegally selling firearms, alcohol and tobacco does not belong next door to a high school". Sign on to this important cause. ( )
Wal-Mart: Rolling Back Workersâ€™ Wages, Rights, and the American Dream, a new report by American Rights at Work, offers a comprehensive examination of Wal-Martâ€™s abysmal labor standards, including its poor compensation, difficult working conditions, and effective strategy to remain union free. To download the full report, please visit www.americanrightsatwork.org. ( )
Wal-Mart controls 25% of the U.S. toothpaste market. Jeff Hess suggests that even if you have to shop at Wal-Mart, buy your toothpaste elsewhere. Wal-Mart tracks this stuff religiously, and they just might take notice. ( )
Our friends, American Rights at Work, are encouraging people to sign a petition to "Tell Wal-Mart Enough is Enough," standing up against "Wal-Mart's ruthless campaign against workers' rights." ( )
Wake-Up Wal-Mart is encouraging people to become a citizen co-sponsor of "Fair Share for Health Care" reform. ( )
Yesterday, WalmartWatch.com released their 24-page annual report "Low Prices At What Cost?", not to be confused with our own movie title, of course! Also, Wake-Up Wal-Mart has started a health care campaign, "Make Wal-Mart Care About Health Care." ( )