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Stacy Mitchell is a senior researcher with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where she directs initiatives on community banking and independent retail. She is the author of Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent... Read more →


Stacy Mitchell on the Etsy blog: Shop Local this Holiday Season

With Black Friday on the horizon (just past a plate of roast veggies and turkey), the Etsy blog interviewed Stacy Mitchell, author of Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses about shopping local... Read more →


Wal-Mart Takes Greenwashing to a New Level

Immersed as we are these days in discussions of carbon emissions and carbon offsets, food miles and feedback loops, Earth Day has come to feel more and more outmoded, a throwback to an earlier era before melting ice caps and the prospect of the end of life as we know it made the environment no longer a periodic concern but an everyday worry. Read more →