Jim Hightower

02/20/2017 - 10:00am

    Of all the people suffering economic pain today, who should get priority attention from the new president and Congress?

    Regular folks in our country might say that those on the lower rungs of the economic ladder — the poor and downtrodden working class — ought to be the priority. But,...

11/13/2016 - 12:00am

    In one of Agatha Christie’s murder mysteries, the key clue that solved the whodunit wasn’t something that happened, but something that didn’t — specifically, a dog that didn’t bark.

    That plot fits one of the great...

11/05/2016 - 4:00pm

    Evading security cameras in the remote expanse along the U.S. border, three Guatemalans waited till dusk to slip illicitly into our country.

    This is the stuff of Donald Trump nightmares — and if he were to witness such a scene, we can only...

10/31/2016 - 9:00am

    Just when you thought that, surely, big banker greed had bottomed out with 2008’s Wall Street crash and bailout, along comes Wells Fargo, burrowing even deeper into the ethical slime to reach a previously unimaginable level of corporate depravity.

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10/16/2016 - 5:00pm

    Bernie Sanders’ truly revolutionary campaign for president ended in August after the last Democratic primary election. Corporatists, cynics, and most of the media assumed that the grassroots populist revolution he inspired was over as well.

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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...

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