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Wal-Mart increases its political activity

August 12, 2008 - The Greensboro (N.C.) News & Record reports that Wal-Mart's federal political action committee, the retailer's political arm, has been expanding its donations to candidates seeking North Carolina state office, including $54,000 to state-level candidates during the current election

Activist groups spied on by private companies

April 15, 2008 - Private security firms hired by major corporations or corporations themselves have spied on environmental and labor groups, according to recent news investigations. A number of the groups targeted -- as well as the companies that targeted them -- are in the South.