Issue: November 20, 2014

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The cover story this week: The future of shopping hell. On why's brand of e-commerce is way, way, way worse than Wal-Mart.

Jim Hightower investigates the corporation's questionable labor

practices and predatory growth strategies.

Elsewhere in the issue: Nick Miller talks with tenants at R Street's new

Warehouse Artist Lofts, Cosmo Garvin explains Mayor Kevin Johnson's

sudden push to redraw city council district boundaries, Jonathan Mendick

goes behind the scenes at the Sacramento-produced PBS series Beyond

Geek, a reader seeks Joey's help to end an unrequited crush on a gay

co-worker and more.