WASHINGTON — In a letter published today in the New York Times, Joseph Hansen, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, criticized the White House's recognition of Wal-Mart Stores' plan to operate stores in food-desert communities that lack supermarkets. "The White House's decision to pay tribute to Wal-Mart for agreeing to open or expand stores in areas designated as 'food deserts' was misguided," Hansen wrote. He went on to write that Wal-Mart "has a ...

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