This edition: Richard Lipsky, Neighborhood Retail Alliance, on "Big Box Stores"
Original tape date: November 29, 2005.
Richard Lipsky, "superstore killer" and lobbyist for the Neighborhood Retail Alliance, joins Doug to discuss the organization's fight against Wal-Mart and other big box retailers' campaign to open stores in New York City.
The Neighborhood Retail Alliance is a grassroots, coalition-building organization with the goal of "mobilizing neighborhood businesses to "counteract any public policy that threatens the livelihood of New York City's 186,000 Mom and Pop retailers."
Richard Lipsky Neighborhood Retail Alliance
Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY