Jim Hightower

12/02/2016 - 12:00pm

    Breaking news: An amazing new school for political activists is training thousands of people to be community organizers. They’re using Saul Alinsky’s classic manual, Rules for Radicals.

    The Grassroots Leadership Academy gives how-to lessons in everything from mounting successful protest...

10/09/2016 - 8:00am

    “Stumpf” is a German adjective for someone who’s obtuse, slow on the uptake, imperceptive, or to put it bluntly, stupid.

    Ironically, it also happens to be the surname of Wells Fargo’s CEO, who’s now mired in the most...

10/03/2016 - 11:00am

    In a mindboggling trick, some magicians levitate themselves. But remember, the key word in “magic trick” — is trick.

    And magicians aren’t the only ones performing. Scott Walker, for example, is quite the political trickster...

09/26/2016 - 5:00pm

    In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today’s entrepreneurial economy, workers must compete with each other, not cooperate....

09/10/2016 - 4:00pm

    An old saying asserts that falsehoods come in three escalating levels: Lies, damn lies, and statistics. But now there’s an even higher category of lies: a Donald Trump speech.

    Take his recent address on specific economic policies he’d...

09/06/2016 - 11:00am

    Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they’ve hung around our necks, why don’t we Take On Wall Street?

    That’s both the name and the feisty...

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