Today, October 16, marks the 155th anniversary of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry. A radical abolitionist and believer in racial justice, Brown’s plan was to take over a federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, free the slaves there, and then head for the mountains nearby. The small band of radicals hoped that the raid… Read more »
As the gap between the rich and poor continues to grow, Walmart workers are calling on the company to take responsibility for its role in income inequality. On October 16th, members of OUR Walmart — the Organization United for Respect at Walmart — will deliver petitions to members of the Walton family in New York… Read more »
A new study by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) finds that the Waltons are funding nearly two dozen anti-solar groups while a Walton-owned energy company is pushing for regulations that hinder the growth of rooftop solar power.