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U.S. counties where new Wal-Mart stores were built between 1987 and 1998 experienced higher poverty rates than other U.S. counties.
Posted at 11:47 AM in Current Affairs, Mindless Consumerism | Permalink
I somehow suspected that this would be the case. If I had stayed at Hendrix College, I was planning to do my thesis ("senior capstone" there) on the social and economic effects of Wal-Mart on small towns in Arkansas.
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January 26, 2005 at 07:57 AM
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