Wal-Mart's Business Practices

Teams from two magazines debated Wal-Mart’s business practices and impact on communities. The team from The Economist, Ben… read more

Teams from two magazines debated Wal-Mart’s business practices and impact on communities. The team from The Economist, Ben Edwards and Steve Malanga, argued “yes” to the question, “Is Wal-Mart good for America?” The Nation team of Liza Featherstone and Jonathan Tasini argued “no.” Mr. Lehrer moderated the event. Among the topics they addressed were community resistance to the retail outlets, labor issues, corporate public relations strategies, and public policy. Following prepared remarks they answered questions from the moderator and the audience. close

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Program ID:
186532-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 23, 2005

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  • May 07, 2005 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 07, 2005 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 23, 2005 | 3:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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