Yesterday evening, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted Mike Duke, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart, in an on-the-record meeting in New York. Duke spoke on a variety of topics, including the nation’s looming “fiscal cliff,” women’s economic empowerment, factory standards and the recent fire in Bangladesh. The week before the election, only one-fourth, [...]
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