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Wal-Mart - The High Cost of Low Prices Video Worksheet

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                Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
The following issues are addressed in this documentary. Write your personal opinion on each one as
they are presented.

Small Town Effects – Is Wal-Mart bad for small towns? Would you want one in yours, if you
lived in one?

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Associate Woes – Are the store employees treated equally? Paid fairly? Should the employees
be allowed to form unions?

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Environment – Has Wal-Mart had any effect on the environment in the United States?

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Outsourcing – What is life like for a Chinese Wal-mart factory worker? What are your feelings
on how they live and are treated?

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Conclusion – Do you think Wal-Mart overall benefits America, or hurts it? Do you shop there?
Is it true that some people have to shop there? Will you continue to shop there? Do you
believe this movie is biased in any way?

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