Jim Hightower

05/14/2015 - 7:34pm

    Al Capone, the infamous mob boss and bootlegger in Chicagoland during the 1920s, always maintained that he was just a businessman.

    The only difference between him and others, he insisted, was that the law criminalized his business while...

04/02/2015 - 2:39pm

    All right boys and girls, gather ’round and I’ll tell you the story of the “Investor State Dispute Resolution” clause.

    Wait, children. Where are you going?

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03/26/2015 - 8:12pm

    Near my home in Austin, Texas, there’s an old refurbished motel with a keep-it-real attitude that’s expressed right on its iconic marquee: “No additives, No preservatives, Corporate-free since 1938.”

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03/19/2015 - 2:53pm

    Look out, the Supreme Court’s black-robed gang of far-right ideologues is rampaging again.

    The Supreme clan is firing potshots at the Affordable Care Act. Caught in the crossfire is the...

03/12/2015 - 6:58pm

    After the Supreme Court’s democracy-mugging decree that let corporations dump unlimited amounts of money into our elections, a guy named Larry sent me an email that perfectly summed it all up: “Big money has plucked our eagle!”...

02/26/2015 - 4:53pm

    Ready or not, the race is on — for president, I mean.

    Yes, Election Day is still nearly two years away, but the candidates are already on the loose. And they...

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