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At Friday’s Walmart annual meeting, workers and shareholders were treated to the usual blend of incongruity and spectacle. As expected, each shareholder proposal presented at the meeting was voted down thanks to the Walton family’s 51% stake in Walmart, amounting to a veto. Givens-Thomas flew into Arkansas from Chicago where she’d been on strike. She told the audience that she can’t afford to provide for her family on Walmart wages. Once this and two other shareholder proposals were voted down, 69-year-old Rob Walton took to the stage to announce some succession planning business

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