The Corporate Co-Opt of Local

The Weekly Alibi, Albuquerque's alternative newsweekly, has a great article on corporations hijacking the word "local." Will their efforts have positive or negative effects on real local business? Read the article here: The Corporate Co-Opt of Local.

We particularly enjoy the contrast of two pictures: one of Wal-Mart's green "local" sign hanging over Wal-Mart produce, and then a shot of a Local First Arizona window decal as the real deal.