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Wednesday, April 07, 2004

A huge victory over Wal-Mart

When political leaders in the California city of Inglewood blocked Wal-Mart's request for a huge new supercenter, the company created a $1 million campaign to place an initiative on the ballot and ask voters.

But voters have refused to swallow Wal-Mart's bait. Voters soundly rejected an initiative that would give Wal-Mart the authority to build and a construct a new supercenter, and skip all the environmental and civic regulations.

NPI congratulates the City of Inglewood and its citizens for standing against the Beast of Bentonville and refusing to allow Wal Mart to subvert them.

Read more: California Voters Reject Wal-Mart Initiative

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