The pretext: “Food is one of the only base human needs where the American government lets the private market dictate its delivery to our communities.”
Published: February 20, 2012
Ms. McMillan’s chapters about Walmart and Applebee’s are the book’s best. She is not a slash-and-burn critic of either company: both provide needed jobs and treat their employees at least moderately well. But you will steer clear of both places after reading about her travails.