April 23, 2012

Wal-Mart & America's Mexico Hypocrisy

John Ackerman, The Daily Beast

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The Walmart bribery scandal is a fresh example of the U.S. double standard toward its southern neighbor.

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TAGGED: Mexico, United States, Wal-Mart


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