Jim Hightower, an OtherWords columnist, is a radio commentator, writer, and public speaker. He’s also editor of the populist newsletter, The Hightower Lowdown
It appears that Toyota, Unilever, Deutsche Bank, Bin Laden Construction group, and thousands of other foreign entities can also add their trillions of dollars to drown out the democratic voices of real Americans.
The GOP’s cynical hypocrisy either makes you want to either throw up or fall down laughing.
By putting its profits over human life, America’s coal industry is killing people, passing it off as a “cost of doing business.”
Obama’s reform passed, yet Limbaugh has not kept his pledge to deport from our shores.
There’s a campaign to declare the chicken–the state’s cash cow–the State Bird.
The government should scrap Bush’s fantasy of virtually walling off the Mexican border–along with its corporate largesse.
Governors associations give companies special access in exchange for a steep fee.
Let’s have the government make direct student loans through the colleges.
Next time you’re gouged by the drug giants, remember: It wouldn’t happen without the work of self-serving hucksters like Billy.
He would literally take the food out of the mouths of people in real need.
There should be a stiff tariff on all subsidized glass coming from China.
Look at our world atlas to see where America’s tax dollars and troops are headed next.
The movement has been phenomenally popular with consumers who like the flavor and personality of local enterprises, and the fact that their consumer dollars stay in their community
Chances are that your city’s tap water, which is inspected several times daily, is at least as pure (and often more so) than the pricey stuff.