Walmart Heirs Among Forbes’ Top 10 Billionaires but Lagging on Charity

The new Forbes 400 list of the richest people in America is out today and the four Walton heirs who own Walmart are all in the top ten once again.

Analysis: Walmart Heirs are the Least Charitable of America’s Richest Billionaires

The Walmart heirs are donating very little of their growing $145 billion1 in wealth and lag far behind their peers at the top of The Forbes 400, according to a new analysis by the Walmart1Percent of charitable giving by America’s ten richest people between 2008 and 2013.

Wal-Mart, Don’t Discount the Power of Teachers

The following guest post is from Amber Rain Chandler, a teacher in western New York.

Many Call for Walmart 1% to End Its Support of ALEC

This week, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is holding its annual meeting in Chicago. Today, thousands gathered outside the meeting to show their opposition to ALEC’s right-wing “model legislation.” Some of those present chose to highlight the ongoing role of the Walmart 1% in ALEC.

Why Does the Walton Family Foundation Donate Every Year to Organization with Anti-LGBT Policies?

Revelation Comes on Heels of Growing Concern about Walmart and Walton Family and LGBT Community

Chicago teachers strike against corporate education interests and for better schools for kids. Guess which side the Waltons are on?

CTU march in Chicago

CTU solidarity march, 9/10/2012 (photo from Chicago Jobs with Justice)