So the word that defines my livelihood is grist for the dumpster? That’s the opinion of Timothy Egan, anyway, as stated...
Jan 6 2014, 2:16pm CST
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
This week we will spend an entire day celebrating freedom. Yet, our country is home to the world’s largest population of prisoners, several of whom are serving time for medical marijuana despite being in compliance with state law.
In a recent New York Times article “Lock ‘Em Up Nation: Mandatory Sentencing for Medical Marijuana,” Timothy Egan writes, “if Larry Harvey, at the age of 70, with his gout and ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune
Jul 2 2014, 4:20pm CDT
Source: The Cabinet Press
In the Sunday, June 22, New York Times, Timothy Egan wrote a column headlined “Corporate Daddy” in which he savaged Wal-Mart as “a net drain on taxpayers, forcing employees into public assistance with its poverty-wage structure.”
Ouch. True? Don’t know because I’ve never worked at Wal-Mart. But Egan wrote, “the average Wal-Mart superstore costs taxpayers $904,000 a year in various subsidies, or more than $5,000 per employee” because of their need for food stamps, Medicaid an ...
Full article at: The Cabinet Press
Jul 1 2014, 4:41pm CDT
Source: Business Insider
New York Times columnist Timothy Egan fired back at Wal-Mart on Monday after the retailer posted a scathing criticism of one of his columns on a company blog. In an email to Business Insider, Egan defended his reporting — which Wal-Mart spokesman David Tovar had called "wildly inaccurate" — and said the company's complaints lacked concrete evidence of factual errors. Egan's column, which ran in Sunday's New Y ...
Full article at: Business Insider
Jun 24 2014, 3:19am CDT
Source: Arkansas Matters
BENTONVILLE, (KNWA) - The Walmart blog is usually a place for company updates, associate profiles and, more recently, inside coverage of the 2014 Shareholders events.But on Friday, the site got a bit more serious - taking aim, and a considerable amount of red marker, at an opinion piece published in the New York Times Thursday.The Times article, written by author Timothy Egan, dissected the economic contributions of ...
Full article at: Arkansas Matters
Jun 23 2014, 12:51pm CDT
(DAILY CALLER) Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, recently decided to go into the newspaper editing business.
The Arkansas-based company responded to an article from New York Times columnist Timothy Egan, titled “The Corporate Daddy” by doing the work that it felt Egan’s Times editors should have done.
“Thanks for sharing your first draft,” reads a red-inked note from Wal-Mart, which ...
Full article at: WND
Jun 23 2014, 8:52am CDT
In a recent NYT op-ed, Journalist Timothy Egan asserted Walmart isn't paying its workers enough despite $17B in profits last year. Fortune's Stephen Gandel and CNBC's Brian Sullivan joi ...
Full article at: MSNBC
Jun 23 2014, 6:25am CDT
Source: The Nation - Pakistan
Timothy Egan - We owe Mother Jones, the magazine, a public service nod for a graphic tour last year of all the countries that John McCain has wanted to attack. Spanning the globe, the fist-first senator has called for violent regime change in more than half a dozen nations, ranging from all-out ground invasions to airstrikes to arming ...
Full article at: The Nation - Pakistan
May 30 2014, 2:00pm CDT
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
Do you remember the speech given at your commencement? I remember the speaker at mine. He was David McCullough, an historian prominent on the bookshelves of dads. The year before, the senior class was treated to the wisdom of Henry Winkler, whose announcement occasioned a wave of snooty grumbling. The grumbling was quickly disavowed once he gave a warm and witty speech, and again years later when he showed up on Arrested Development.
Now students at four colleges have ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
May 22 2014, 8:33am CDT