Offering frequent news and analysis from the majestic Evergreen State and beyond, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Sunday, April 04, 2004

Wal-Mart's campaign of subversion

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. Of course, Wal-Mart used paid signature gatherers to get on the ballot, proving the company is willing to resort to Eyman, Sizemore, and BIAW tactics to get what it wants by tricking voters.

Read more: Stymied by Politicians, Wal-Mart Turns to Voters

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