Op-ed: A Walmart in Midtown will hurt job growth, local businesses

By | January 30th, 2012 | 8 Comments

A Miami blogger weighs in on the prospect of a Walmart opening in Midtown. -- photo from Wikimedia Commons

This opinion piece is part of an ongoing Open Media Miami series about the proposed Walmart in Midtown. Open Media Miami is a community news partner of Beached Miami for coverage of Wynwood, Midtown, and the Biscayne Corridor.

In the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of conversation regarding the opening of a Walmart in Midtown, and I have been very vocal in my anti-Walmart stance. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. But you can’t build a biased and misinformed argument for your cause in a public forum. At a time when we are discussing the welfare of our community, there is a lot of danger in ignorance and misinformation.

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