Tag: WalMart

Walmart Sells Guns and Ammo, But Bans Sheryl Crow Album Because of Lyrics About Guns

August 8, 2013 – Americans can buy guns and ammo at Walmart, but apparently they ban free speech. I stumbled across this fact today that back in 1996, Walmart objected to the Sheryl Crow song, "Love Is a Good Thing" that contained the lyrics: "Watch out sister, watch out brother, Watch our children as they kill each other, With a gun they bought at the Walmart discount stores". Reason #148 to not to shop at Walmart. Read more about this in a 2004 article on PBS.org here. Watch Sheryl Crow sing "Love is a Good Thing" live from CrowVideoTV2 below.

Tom Morello Leads WalMart Protest in LA

July 5, 2012 – Tom Morello, the best music activist today, led a Wal-Mart protest in LA Chinatown this past July 1st where everyone was protesting the low wages and union busting practiced by the Wal-Mart corporation. Los Angeles Federation of Labor spokesperson Caroline O'Connor said the jobs that will be offered by Wal-Mart will have low pay, no health benefits, and local businesses point out that it will draw away customers and kill the Ma and Pa stores in the area. Read more on ABC News website here. Check out a video from EugeneDavidovich below of The Nightwatchman singing the Union Song from the Chinatown protest, one of the biggest ever!