Watch Wal-Mart Spread Like a…er…Virus. [Video]

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 11, 2009
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Wow. Good work to whomever did this. Check the video below to see Wal-mart—home of cheap plastic crap from China that’s cheaper than your friendly local independent mom n’pop competitor…spread from city to town to city to town, year by year, from back in the day to the present.

Now, Wal-mart has made some strides of late—but oh we’ve got miles to go before they’re contributing to the US, and not hurting us.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Watch Wal-Mart Spread Like a…er…Virus. [Video]”

  1. […] good—our own and our society’s? Do we support local, independent business or just the most efficient, professional business—say CostCo or or Barnes & […]

  2. Brandy says:

    The link isn't working. ??

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  4. […] there I was in the same room with people from Wal-Mart, Disney, Coca Cola, Cadbury, IBM, Monsanto – you get the picture. I’ve had the opportunity to […]