Tuesday, May 22, 2007

To the Wal-Mart board of directors

I just wrote a quick note to the Wal-Mart Board of directors. They are meeting next week. I am joining thousands of people asking that Wal-Mart become more of a responsible corporate citizen.

I find it really hard to shop at Wal-Mart, I keep picturing all the hard, unpaid labour that goes into everything. I can't pick up clothes without seeing someone bent over a sewing machine, unable to take a bathroom break, making less money in a year than I make in an hour. Yah, stuff there is cheap. But I can't afford the space in my conscious.

How about, I use less stuff and they get paid more?

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