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Local “Washing” on NPR

n54662951261_3569Stacey Mitchell, Senior Researcher with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, was a guest on Patt Morrison, yesterday, along with Buy Local Pasadena’s Tamara Johnston McMahon and VP of communications for the International Council of Shopping Centers, Malachy Kavanagh.

Read and listen about the controversy over big box stores changing to a more “local” image. Is it local or is it washing?

For a more in depth look, read Stacey Mitchell’s article, The Corporate Co-opt of Local.

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