Jim Hightower

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.”

    More and more...

02/05/2015 - 7:01pm

    McDonald’s is scrambling, and I’m not talking about eggs.

    Your know your business has what image consultants call “quality perception issues” when your public relations...

01/23/2015 - 2:29am

    Until recent years, marijuana prohibitionists have been able to intimidate most reform-minded politicians by simply threatening to brand them as “soft on drugs.”

    But finally, thanks...

01/15/2015 - 4:16am

    Growing up in Texas, I learned that God and guns were important, but football — well, football was the real religion.

    So I can understand the hyperbolic exuberance of a radio hypester in...

01/08/2015 - 7:20pm

    Congress, which had been so tied up in a partisan knot by right-wing extremists that it became unable to move, suddenly sprang loose at the end of the year. Before heading home for the holidays, it put on a phenomenal show of acrobatic lawmaking....

12/24/2014 - 4:06pm

    As the weather turns colder in this month of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the Winter Solstice, our hearts grow warmer and our thoughts turn to kindness and goodwill toward all.

    Unless, of...

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