Jim Hightower

08/21/2014 - 6:18pm

    The tragedies unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, are doubly infuriating.

    First, there is the obvious outrage of yet another unarmed black teenager being stopped by one of the town’s white police officers as he was walking to his grandmother’s home.

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05/22/2014 - 5:58pm

    Hypothetical conundrums can provide valuable learning experiences for students of corporate management and ethics.

    Consider this one: Suppose you’re a corporate chieftain who’s a free-enterprise fundamentalist, despising government regulation, taxation,...

05/15/2014 - 4:09am

    Where’s Charles Dickens when we need him? The novelist, who laid bare the shame of gross income inequality in 19th century England, came up with some perfect names for his more despicable characters, including Scrooge, Mr. Tulkinghorn, and Miss Havisham.

    So I...

05/08/2014 - 9:12pm

    The gabillionaire Koch brothers feel entitled to occupy the people’s elections, barging in with sacks full of corporate cash. So, how would the brothers feel if the people barged into their political affairs?

    To find out, a few citizens recently paid a visit to...

05/04/2014 - 11:27pm

    From the Gatling gun to the nuclear bomb, from hot air balloons to drones, the military has enlisted scientists to develop ever-more effective war technologies. Now comes a long-sought scientific breakthrough that the military brass consider the ultimate advantage for battlefield effectiveness: ready-to-eat...

04/25/2014 - 1:07am

    No one can deny that voting is a civic duty, right?

    Well that depends on who you are. The reality is that many powerful people don’t want certain folks to vote. They go to extremes to discourage those folks from voting and even harass them to keep away from the...

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