In watching these videos of footage from today’s Black Friday’s stampedes, I honestly just do not understand this. I don’t. Why do people do this? They are very apparently risking injury to themselves and others, as well as being a target for robberies and a possible punching bag for an irate shopper simply standing next to you. More…
Violence marred Black Friday shopping in at least five states, including a California incident in which police say a woman doused fellow shoppers with pepper spray in a bid to cut to the head of the line.
The incident happened at a Walmart in the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles, police spokesman Officer Robert Chavira said.
About 15 people were exposed to the spray. Los Angeles firefighters treated them at the scene and no one required hospitalization, Chavira said.
The woman was able to pay for her purchases and leave the store before police arrived, Chavira said. More…
Just interviewed with internet radio talk show host, Peter Hebert, about the Wal*Mart boycott. This show will be available to listen to today, November 8th, at 2:30 EST. It will be available anytime to listen to as well.
Here are the details on the interview, and the link to the show.
It is now the largest corporation in the world, its practice of disregarding human rights for the sake of a good sale on the other side of the world is setting an ominous trend in an industry that is now trying to keep up with Wal-Mart by wringing more labor for less and less compensation.