04 Jul '12, 10pm

The True Cost Of Walmart's Low Prices [Infographic] | Care2 Causes

I am interested in the debate going unfolding in these comments. One person discusses the impact of downward price pressure and the other argues the benefits. One the one hand outsourcing is lowering our standard of living, especially at the low end. On the other, people who are caught in this falling standard of living cling to the belief that lower prices are important because they can't afford much else. If you think you are receiving benefits from the low prices and scoff at ethical discussions of the impact of Walmart, then you are greatly deceiving yourself. The less Walmart gives to the community and the more they force down our standard of living, the poorer you will become. It's similar to the early days before unions when workers became indebted to the company store. The more you work, the poorer you become. I am not a socialist. I am quite comfortable with my be...

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