Tag Archive: scandal

May 01 2012

Walmart’s arrogance

The Walmex bribery scandal casts a spotlight on the retail giant’s many offenses in North America. By Chris Tilly The New York Times recently dropped a bombshell about Walmart, the world’s largest retailer and biggest private U.S. employer. The Times revealed that in 2005, an internal Walmart investigation found evidence that its rapidly growing Mexican …

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Oct 05 2011

Free the college football market

College football pretends it’s about boola-boola, but it’s really all about ka-ching ka-ching. By Donald Kaul The burlesque show that is college football has gone about as far as it can go. Each fall it arrives clothed in garments of academic integrity (the players are scholar-athletes, don’t you know) only to peel them off one …

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Jul 13 2011

Murdoch’s UK scandal warns the US media

By Behrouz Saba The News of the World, to most people outside the United Kingdom, is an unknown commodity. Some may have heard of it as a “British tabloid” to be dismissed along with its gossip-mongering counterparts. Yet the Sunday weekly, which is slated to have its last press run this weekend, was first published …

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