Jim Hightower

01/21/2017 - 7:00pm

    Good news, folks — our new president says he’s planning a “tax holiday” for you.

    Well, not directly for you. Trump’s trillion-dollar whopper of a tax break will only go to such multinational corporations as Apple, GE, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft.

    However, Trump says he’ll push...

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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