Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:45 AM
alp227 (29,074 posts)
US defends Walmart India lobbying
The US says global retail giant Walmart has not violated any laws lobbying US lawmakers to facilitate its entry into India.
The firm has disclosed that it spent $25m (£16m) on lobbying, including on issues related to "enhanced market access for investment in India".
Opposition MPs in India are demanding a probe into the disclosure.
Last week, MPs voted to open the retail sector to foreign competition - an issue that has proved highly divisive.
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20674717
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Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:04 AM
jtuck004 (11,793 posts)
2. Haven't really arrested anyone for Wall Streets collusion with the rating agencies and mortgage
companies either, ostensibly because they didn't break any laws with their fraudulent activities either?
Some day the people might decide, again, that they value justice and freedom and those aren't being provided for everyone equally under this "law" you speak of.
You didn't like it last time either.