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,...

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...

08/30/2016 - 6:00pm

    I thought Donnie Trump and his fellow Republicans were big law ‘n order politicians. So, why are they trying to scrap the sheriff and unleash thousands of robbers to run wild across America?

    The...

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